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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Women and Alcohol During the First World War in Ireland (article)

Women and Alcohol During the First World War in Ireland

Holly DunbarWomen’s History Review posted online 2016

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Tobacco in Siberia (article)

Matthew P. Romaniello, “Tobacco! Tobacco!” Exporting New Habits to Siberia and Russian America,” Sibirica: Interdisciplinary Journal of Siberian Studies 16/2 (Summer 2017): 1-26.

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Defense of American prohibition against myths on its 100 anniversary

Mark Lawrence Schrad, who is writing a global history of prohibition, offers a defense of American prohibition against several myths widely held by the general public and historians.  See Washington Post, 1 August 2017.  Schrad is the author of The Political Power of Bad Ideas: Networks, Institutions, and the Prohibition Wave (2010).  A specialist in Russia, his most recent book is Vodka Politics (2014).

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What Queen Elizabeth II drinks

Vanity Fair describes the Queen’s four drinks, three of them at or near lunch.

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Railroads, Whitbread, and Bass (blog)

David Turner website

https://davidturnerrailway.wordpress.com/category/the-blog/

railroads and the brewers Whitbread and Bass.

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Prohibition gangsters in Chicago (book)

Al Capone’s Beer Wars: A Complete History of Organized Crime in Chicago During Prohibition, by John J. Binder. Prometheus Books, 414 pages.

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