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Author Meacham, Sarah Hand, 1972-

Title Every home a distillery [electronic resource] : alcohol, gender, and technology in the colonial Chesapeake / Sarah Hand Meacham.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 187 p. : ill.
Series Early America
Early America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "It was being too abstemious that brought this sickness upon me" : alcoholic beverage consumption in the early Chesapeake -- "They will be adjudged by their drinke, what kind of housewives they are" : gender, technology, and household cidering in England and the Chesapeake, 1690 to 1760 -- "This drink cannot be kept during the summer" : large planters, science, and community networks in the early eighteenth century -- "Anne Howard-- will take in gentlemen" : white middling women and the tavernkeeping trade in colonial Virginia -- "Ladys here all go to market to supply their pantry" : alcohol for sale, 1760 to 1776 -- "Every man his own distiller" : technology, the American Revolution, and the masculinization of alcohol production in the late eighteenth century -- "He is much addicted to strong drinke" : the problem of alcohol -- A few recipes.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Brewing -- Social aspects -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- History.
Distilling industries -- Social aspects -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- History.
Housewives -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- History.
Home economics -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- History.
Sex role -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- History.
Social classes -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- History.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- History.
Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- History.
Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- Social life and customs -- 17th century.
Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780801893124 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801893127 (hardcover : alk. paper)

 
    
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