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Drinks and drugs at North American Conference on British Studies, 17-19 Nov. 2006

A number of papers related to drinks and drugs will be presented at the meeting of the North American Conference on British Studies, in conjunction with the Northeast Conference on British Studies, 17-19 November 2006, Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Intoxicating Drink in Early Modern English Society: Three Commodities
(Chair and commentator: Keith Wrightson, Yale University)

Wine and Citizenship in Restoration England (Philip Withington, University of Leeds)

Beyond Queen Gin: Spirits in the Eighteenth Century (John Chartres, University of Leeds)

"Most Cherishing to Poor Labouring People": Beer as a Foodstuff in Early Modern England (Craig Muldrew, Queen's College, Cambridge University)

Other sessions: 

Non-Governmental Organizations, the State and Illegal Drugs, 1967-1977 (Alex Mold, London School Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)

Social Drinking and Disaffection during the Interregnum (Caroline Boswell, Brown University)

British Planters, Cheap Tea and New Markets: Creating a Taste for Indian Tea in North America and South Asia (Erika Rappaport, University of California, Santa Barbara)

Posted by David Fahey on September 29, 2006 at 05:27 PM in Alcohol (general), Beer, Britain, Conferences, Gin, Tea, Whiskey | Permalink