The Daily News Register

The Daily Register offers citations of recent publications and news
related to the history of alcohol and drugs.


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English pub (book)

Pete Brown, The Pub: A Cultural Institution–from Country Inns to Craft Beer Bars and Corner Locals (Jacqui Small, 2016)

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Alcohol and politics in post-Soviet Russia (book)

Anna Bailey, Alcohol and Politics in Post-Soviet Russia: Vodka, Public Health and Informal Governance (I.B. Tauris, forthcoming June 30, 2017).

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Temperance discourse about cooking, 1870-1920 (paper)

Stacy J. Williams, “Beyond Prefigurative Politics: Temperance and Suffrage Discourse About Cooking, 1870-1920,” Conference Papers-American Sociological Association, 2015, pp. 1-38.

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Women Drinking Out (review)

Laura Fenton, review of David W. Gutzke, Women Drinking Out in Britain since the Early Twentieth Century, in Women’s History Review, published online 27 Aug.2016.

Fenton is a doctoral student at Manchester writing a dissertation about women and alcohol in postwar and contemporary Britain.

For the review, see:

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Animals “under the influence”

Time, 24 Oct.2016, has a short article about animals who ate fermented berries, opium poppies, yage vine, or psychoactive lichen: starlings, wallabies, jaguars, and big horn sheep respectively.  Elsewhere have read about drunken elephants in northeastern India.

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New York City drinking more coffee

The number of coffee shops in the five boroughs has grown from about 1,700 in 2013 to 2,167  nowadays

From bean to brew: New York’s coffee history

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