Booze as a Significant Part of Human Culture

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Booze as a Significant Part of Human Culture

Postby Daniel Rogov » Tue Jul 29, 2008 5:18 am

In today's Washington Post, Jonathan Yardley reviews A Cultural History of Alcohol by Iain Gately. Short, sweet, to the point and worth reading at
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/co ... 49_pf.html

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Re: Booze as a Significant Part of Human Culture

Postby Peter May » Wed Jul 30, 2008 8:18 am

That review doesn't mention that for most of human history beer or wine were the only drinks that would guarantee not to kill you, and small ber would be drunk from breakfast onwards.
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