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The Socialist Clearinghouse: Alcohol, Reputation, and Gender in Romania’s Second Economy

Narcis Tulbure

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

While numerous studies have tracked the role of the socialist second economy in supplementing state forms of “rational redistribution,” few have managed to capture its peculiar symbiotic relation ... More


Conclusion

Bruce E. Stewart

in Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130002
eISBN:
9780813135670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130002.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Prohibitionists in western North Carolina had to overcome the common perception among mountain residents during the nineteenth century that alcohol manufacturing was a respectable profession and that ... More


“Wilt Thou Send the Revenues down upon the Distillers” A Political History of Prohibition, 1882–1908

Bruce E. Stewart

in Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130002
eISBN:
9780813135670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130002.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At the end of the nineteenth century, it appeared that the campaign for statewide prohibition had run out of steam throughout the US. To renew interest in the issue, many temperance organizations ... More


Mules and Upland Banditry

Jacob Shell

in Transportation and Revolt: Pigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029339
eISBN:
9780262330404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029339.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter discusses the perceived usefulness of mule-based transportation for agrarian rebels and backwoods smugglers. Che Guevara’s discussion of mules and muleteers in his 1959 treatise ... More


Distilling Perceptions of Crime: Maya Moonshiners and the State, 1898–1944

David Carey

in Distilling the Influence of Alcohol: Aguardiente in Guatemalan History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041629
eISBN:
9780813043432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041629.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

During the first half of the twentieth century, the proceeds from alcohol manufacturing filled government coffers, fueled local economies, and fortified family livelihoods. Despite national rhetoric ... More


Drovers, Distillers, and Democrats: Economic and Political Change in Northern Greenville County, 1865–1878

Bruce E. Baker

in After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044774
eISBN:
9780813046440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044774.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

At the end of the Civil War, the mountainous northern part of Greenville County, South Carolina held many white Unionists who were initially favorable to the Republican party. Over the next fifteen ... More


Death of a Feudal Hero

T. R. C. Hutton

in Bloody Breathitt: Politics and Violence in the Appalachian South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813136462
eISBN:
9780813142593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136462.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Even in his old age, Captain William Strong served as a reminder of Breathitt County's violent past during a time when the place seemed pacified under a new generation of political and economic ... More


The Pussycats Gear Up

Dean DeFino

in Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167390
eISBN:
9780231850544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167390.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter compares Russ Meyer's film Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! with his previous “roughies”—sex violence exploitation films such as Lorna, Motor Psycho, and Wild Gals of the Naked West. ... More


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