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Drunkenness and Disturbing the Peace

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Department
History
Course
HIST 3130
Professor
Ashley Mathisen
Semester
Fall

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Drunkenness and Disturbing the Peace Slide timeline thImportant to remember that alcoholism is not seen as a disease in the 18 century Associated with debauchery violence and sexualthMid 18 century knowledge of alcohols impact against body and social interaction Alcohol became emblematic of gender and class conflict Early Modern Drinking Many drinking establishments Alehouses were home to a lot of prostitution and other criminal activity like theft A lot of concern around gin in the gin craze 1690government ban on French brandy British breweries form good way to use up excess grain th18 century cheapest available liquor is gin became a working class drink 1730s 1500 distillers in London alone However small distilleries th18 century beer and ale only allowed to be sold in li
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