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Alcohol and Temperance in glossy background: a global Encyclopedia spans the historical past of alcohol creation and intake from the improvement of distilled spirits and smooth production and distribution ways to the current. Authoritative and independent, it brings jointly the paintings of countless numbers of specialists from numerous disciplines with an emphasis at the amazing wealth of scholarship constructed some time past numerous decades.Its approximately 500 alphabetically geared up entries variety past the vital alcoholic drinks and significant manufacturers and outlets to discover attitudes towards alcohol in quite a few international locations and religions, conventional consuming events and rituals, and photographs of consuming and temperance in artwork, portray, literature, and drama. different entries describe foreign treaties and enterprises concerning alcohol creation and distribution, worldwide intake styles, and study and remedy associations, in addition to temperance, prohibition, and antiprohibitionist efforts around the globe.

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The British Labour government ends most restrictions on opening hours for pubs in England and Wales. China brews more beer than any other country, although its per capita consumption is less than one-tenth of that in the Czech Republic (which has the highest per capita consumption). CHRONOLOGY xlv A Absinthe tion of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, especially in France but also in other countries. Prominent artists like van Gogh and Picasso and writers like Verlaine and Rimbaud regularly consumed absinthe.

S. Congress passes the Cranston Act, which allows adults to brew at home up to 100 gallons of beer. 1980 Candy Lightner founds Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) in Sacramento, California, after a drunk driver kills her thirteen-year-old daughter. 1981 High-school hockey coach Robert Anastas and his students create Students against Driving Drunk—later to change its name to Students against Destructive Decisions—in Wayland, Massachusetts, after two of the school’s players died in separate car crashes in less than a week.

The Irish remain loyal to porter into the mid-1900s. A Bavarian-born brewer produces a strawcolored lager in Pilsen (now in the Czech Republic). 1836 Reformers found the short-lived United States Temperance Society. 1837 Reformers organize the American Temperance Union as a replacement for the American Temperance Society (ATS) and the United States Temperance Society. The new society requires a teetotal pledge. The Reverend John Marsh edits the Journal of the American Temperance Union in support of prohibition.

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