This is the first volume in a six volume series. The chapters are as follows: 1. Introduction (Dr. Max Nelson); 2. Production (Dr. Jean-Pierre Brun); 3. Consumption (Dr. Max Nelson); 4. Regulation and Prohibition (Dr. Max Nelson); 5. Commerce (Business and Trade) (Dr. Catherine Pratt); 6. Medicine and Health (Dr. Laurence Villard); 7. Gender and Sexuality (Dr. Giulia Sissa); 8. Religion and Ideology (Dr. Fritz Graf); 9. Cultural Representations (Dr. Tyler Jo Smith). (Bloomsbury).