Drink in Victorian Norwich: Part IV (article)

Rob Donovan, "Drink in Victorian Norwich: Part IV," Brewery History: The Journal of the Brewery History Society 137 (Autumn 2010): 73-166.

Posted by David Fahey on November 16, 2010 at 07:42 PM in Alcohol (general), Beer, Brewing , Britain, Drinking Spaces | Permalink

Drink and temperance in Oxford, Ohio

Newspaper article that looks at drink and temperance in Oxford, Ohio, beginning with its first tavern in 1816.


Posted by David Fahey on November 12, 2010 at 06:16 PM in Alcohol (general), Drinking Spaces, Prohibition, Temperance | Permalink

Women in English public houses, 1880s-1970s (dissertation)

Barbara Gleiss, "Women in Public Houses.  A Historic Analysis of the Social and Economic Role of Women Patronizing English Public Houses, 1880-1970s" (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Vienna, 2009).  In English.  Full text is available online.

Posted by David Fahey on November 10, 2010 at 03:33 PM in Alcohol (general), Britain, Drinking Spaces | Permalink

Jewish taverns in rural Poland (article)

Glenn Dynner, "Legal Fictions: The Survival of Rural Jewish Tavernkeeping in the Kingdom of Poland," Jewish Social Studies 16/2 (2010): 28-66.

Posted by David Fahey on October 28, 2010 at 02:03 PM in Drinking Spaces, Poland | Permalink

Women's drinking and the English public house (dissertation)

Stella Maria Moss, "Cultures of Women's Drinking and the English Public House, 1914-39" (D.Phil. dissertation, St. John's College, Oxford University, 2009).  Stella Moss also is the author of  "'Wartime Hysterics': Alcohol, women and the politics of wartime social purity," in British Popular Culture and the First World War, ed. Jessica Meyer (Brill, 2008); and "'A Grave Question': The Children's Act and Public House Regulation, c. 1908-1939," Crimes and Misdemeanours 3/2 (2009), at http://www.research.plymouth.ac.uk/solon/journal/Issue%203.2/MOSS%20Grave%20concern%20edited.pdf

Dr. Moss presented a related paper at the conference, "Spaces of Drink," sponsored by the London Group of Historical Geographers in early 2010.  The papers include: 

19th January 2010 David Beckingham (University of Cambridge)
Liberalism, liberty and the geography of the Inebriates Acts, 1879-1914

2nd February 2010 Stella Moss (University of Oxford)
Spitting and Sitting: Gender, Space and the English Public House, 1918-39

16th February 2010 James Brown (University of Oxford)
Drinking Geographies in Early Modern England

2nd March 2010 Deborah Toner (University of Warwick)
Everything in its Right Place? Drinking Spaces and Popular Culture in 19th Century Mexican Literature

16th March 2010 James Nicholls (Bath Spa University)
The pub and the people: drinking spaces and UK alcohol policy, past and present

Posted by David Fahey on October 26, 2010 at 05:30 PM in Britain, Drinking Spaces | Permalink

New York City saloons, 1843-1902 (thesis)

Christopher J. Krantz, "Beer Barons, Saloons, and the Working Class in New York City, 1843-1902" (M.A. thesis, Rutgers University, 2010).

Posted by David Fahey on October 26, 2010 at 05:24 PM in Brewing , Drinking Spaces | Permalink

Tavern owners, Barren County, Kentucky, 1799-1851 (booklet)

Sandra Kaye Laughery Gorin, Barren County, Kentucky Tavern Bonds, 1799-1855 (Glasgow, KY : Gorin Genealogical Publishing, 2010). Includes list of tavern owners, 1799-1851, and photocopies of tavern bonds, 1848-1855.

Posted by David Fahey on October 26, 2010 at 05:21 PM in Books, Drinking Spaces | Permalink

American taverns, saloons, speakeasies (book)

Christine Sismondo, America walks into a bar: a spirited history of taverns and saloons, speakeasies, and grog shops (Oxford UP, 2011).

Posted by David Fahey on October 22, 2010 at 09:25 PM in Books, Drinking Spaces | Permalink

Upmarket Cadbury Cocoa Houses to challenge coffee shops in England

Borrowing from the tradition of the Lyons tea shops (begun in 1894), the Cadbury Cocoa Houses will challenge American-style coffee shops with upmarket foods and service.

Posted by David Fahey on October 17, 2010 at 09:40 PM in Britain, Chocolate, Cocoa, Coffee, Drinking Spaces, Tea | Permalink

States in USA changing laws in order to allow loaded guns in bars

Tennessee, Arizona, Georgia, and Virginia now allow customers with gun licenses to bring loaded guns into bars unless the bars say otherwise (which few do).  In addition, eighteen states allow loaded guns in restaurants that serve alcohol.  For more, see http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/04/us/04guns.html?src=ISMR_HP_LO_MST_FB

Posted by David Fahey on October 4, 2010 at 04:58 PM in Alcohol (general), Drinking Spaces | Permalink