Sheilah Roberts Lukins

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Bottoms Up

A History of Alcohol in Newfoundland and Labrador

In 1617, Lord Falkland’s colonists in Newfoundland were instructed to bring, among other things, 20 barrels of caske (ale), 90 bushels of malt, a malt mill, 4500 pounds of hops, 1 firkin of … 272 View
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Preface

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In the preface, the author discusses her reasons for writing the book and how studying the history of alcohol is an effective way to understand many facets of human societies. 3 $0.30 Add
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Necessity

Benevolent Booze

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Chapter 1 explores the history of alcohol in maritime societies and how it played an variety of essential roles, as a medicine, a ration for sailors, a social lubricant, and a trading commodity … 15 $1.50 Add
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Trade

From Fish to Wine

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Chapter 2 explores the initial arrival and early history of intoxicating beverages in Newfoundland beginning with colonial trade in the 17th century. 25 $2.50 Add
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Excess

How a Culture of Alcohol Gave Birth to the Binge

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Chapter 3 explores the birth and evolution of alcohol culture with particular focus placed on the idea of drinking to excess, and how that behaviour has been regarded in Newfoundland throughout … 21 $2.10 Add
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Control

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

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Chapter 4 explores early attempts to regulate and control alcohol production and consumption in Newfoundland. 14 $1.40 Add
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Temperance

The Rise of Social Conscience

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Chapter 5 explores the development of a backlash against alcohol culture in the form of the temperance movement. 14 $1.40 Add
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Prohibition

Extreme Measures

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Chapter 6 explores the period of prohibition in Newfoundland and Labrador that lasted from 1917-1924 including the factors that led to prohibition and it’s eventual elimination. 19 $1.90 Add
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Post-Prohibition

Loosening the Noose

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Chapter 7 explores the relaxing of alcohol related legislation in Newfoundland and the evolution of drinking culture throughout the rest of the 20th century. 14 $1.40 Add
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Taverns and Bars of St. John’s and Beyond

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Chapter 8 provides a list of drinking establishments in St. John’s with a brief history of each. 48 $4.80 Add
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The Breweries

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Chapter 9 provides a brief history of the various brewing companies that have operated in Newfoundland. 12 $1.20 Add
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Appendices

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Appendices include: Alcohol-Related Crimes and Court Cases, Eighteenth Century Tavern Owners in St. John’s, St. John’s Alcohol-Related Businesses from the Nineteenth Century until … 25 $2.50 Add