In public houses : drink & the revolution of authority in colonial Massachusetts / David W. Conroy.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-151186

Description

xiii, 351 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Popular culture History 18th century.
Popular culture History 17th century.
Bars (Drinking establishments) History 18th century.
Bars (Drinking establishments) History 17th century.
Taverns (Inns) History 18th century.
Taverns (Inns) History 17th century.
Social life and customs To 1775.

Originator

Conroy, David W.
Institute of Early American History and Culture (Williamsburg, Va.)

Contents

The Puritan assault on drink and taverns -- Laws versus popular culture -- Liquor licenses and poor relief -- The politics of taverns in Provincial Boston -- The politics of taverns in the countryside -- The public order of Revolution -- Epilogue: After the Revolution -- Appendix: Licenseholders, 1735-1776.

Publication

Chapel Hill, N.C. : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia by the University of North Carolina Press

Description

xiii, 351 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-340) and index.

ISBN

0807822078 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807845213 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks F67.C756 1995

Places

Massachusetts