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Author Conroy, David W.

Title In public houses : drink & the revolution of authority in colonial Massachusetts / David W. Conroy.

Imprint Chapel Hill, N.C. : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia by the University of North Carolina Press, c1995.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  394.1309744 C764i    ---  Available
Description xiii, 351 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-340) and index.
Contents The Puritan assault on drink and taverns -- Laws versus popular culture -- Liquor licenses and poor relief -- The politics of taverns in Provincial Boston -- The politics of taverns in the countryside -- The public order of Revolution -- Epilogue: After the Revolution -- Appendix: Licenseholders, 1735-1776.
Subject Popular culture -- Massachusetts -- History -- 18th century.
Popular culture -- Massachusetts -- History -- 17th century.
Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Massachusetts -- History -- 18th century.
Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Massachusetts -- History -- 17th century.
Taverns (Inns) -- Massachusetts -- History -- 18th century.
Taverns (Inns) -- Massachusetts -- History -- 17th century.
Massachusetts -- Social life and customs -- To 1775.
ISBN 0807845213 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0807822078 (cloth : alk. paper)

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