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The Resource Love on the rocks : men, women, and alcohol in post-World War II America, by Lori Rotskoff

Love on the rocks : men, women, and alcohol in post-World War II America, by Lori Rotskoff

Label
Love on the rocks : men, women, and alcohol in post-World War II America
Title
Love on the rocks
Title remainder
men, women, and alcohol in post-World War II America
Statement of responsibility
by Lori Rotskoff
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Alcohol has always had a special role in the United States. From 1620, when the Puritans were forced to land on Plymouth Rock because the Mayflower had almost run out of beer, until 1933, when Prohibition was repealed in an unprecedented move, the use of alcohol has been the baton by which the self-righteous have conducted antipleasure movements in America. In her well-researched, well-written book, Lori Rotskoff shows how the drinking of alcohol assumed another role: "workers forged a sense of class identity during their leisure hours ... passed in the familiar surroundings of the neighborh
Member of
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Rotskoff, Lori
Dewey number
394.1/3/09730904
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Gender & American culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alcoholism
  • Drinking of alcoholic beverages
  • Alcoholics
  • Alcoholics
  • Sex role
  • United States
Label
Love on the rocks : men, women, and alcohol in post-World War II America, by Lori Rotskoff
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Cultures of drink in Prohibition and post-repeal America -- Dissolute manhood and the rituals of intemperance ; Righteous womanhood and the politics of temperance ; Depression, war, and the rise of social drinking ; Drink, gender, and sociability in the 1930s and 1940s -- Engendering the alcoholic -- From intemperance to alcoholism ; Diagnosing the alcoholic man ; Problem drinkers and returning veterans in postwar popular culture -- Alcoholics Anonymous and the culture of sobriety -- Social foundations of mutual help in the 1930s and 1940s ; Early membership of Alcoholics Anonymous ; Gendered rituals of fellowship ; Gendered narratives of illness and recovery -- Dilemma of the alcoholic marriage -- Diagnosing the alcoholic's wife ; Wives of AA and Al-Anon in the 1940s and 1950s ; Rehabilitating the alcoholic marriage -- Drink and domesticity in postwar America -- Alcoholic culture of the postwar suburbs ; Alcohol and family trouble in postwar fiction and popular culture ; Drinking, consumerism, and the cultural significance of alcoholism
Control code
ocm53882620
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 307 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585480756
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)53882620
Label
Love on the rocks : men, women, and alcohol in post-World War II America, by Lori Rotskoff
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Cultures of drink in Prohibition and post-repeal America -- Dissolute manhood and the rituals of intemperance ; Righteous womanhood and the politics of temperance ; Depression, war, and the rise of social drinking ; Drink, gender, and sociability in the 1930s and 1940s -- Engendering the alcoholic -- From intemperance to alcoholism ; Diagnosing the alcoholic man ; Problem drinkers and returning veterans in postwar popular culture -- Alcoholics Anonymous and the culture of sobriety -- Social foundations of mutual help in the 1930s and 1940s ; Early membership of Alcoholics Anonymous ; Gendered rituals of fellowship ; Gendered narratives of illness and recovery -- Dilemma of the alcoholic marriage -- Diagnosing the alcoholic's wife ; Wives of AA and Al-Anon in the 1940s and 1950s ; Rehabilitating the alcoholic marriage -- Drink and domesticity in postwar America -- Alcoholic culture of the postwar suburbs ; Alcohol and family trouble in postwar fiction and popular culture ; Drinking, consumerism, and the cultural significance of alcoholism
Control code
ocm53882620
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 307 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585480756
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)53882620

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