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Pubs and Patriots: The Drink Crisis in Britain during World War One

Robert Duncan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the midst of the First World War concern arose as to the virtues of pursuing intoxication at a time of national emergency. As the military front was supposedly let down by drinkers and shirkers at ... More


Paradise Lost: The Rise of the Night-time High Street

Phil Hadfield

in Bar Wars: Contesting the Night in Contemporary British Cities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199297856
eISBN:
9780191700866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297856.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter looks in detail at the ways in which the night-time economy in Britain has developed since the late-1980s, from a context of repression and marginality to its current position of ... More


The Sellers

Stefan Petrow

in Policing Morals: The Metropolitan Police and the Home Office 1870–1914

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201656
eISBN:
9780191674976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201656.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The public house was the most popular institution among the working class of London despite the existence of other meeting-places. Women and men alike used the pubs as an important social centre, ... More


Class Legislation

Stefan Petrow

in Policing Morals: The Metropolitan Police and the Home Office 1870–1914

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201656
eISBN:
9780191674976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201656.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses class legislation wherein one law on the issue of betting would be made for the rich and another law would be legislated to protect the poor from their abusive use and manic ... More


From Taverns to Gastropubs: Food, Drink, and Sociality in England

Christel Lane

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198826187
eISBN:
9780191865138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826187.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This book charts the social historical development of the English public house from the period of the Restoration to the twenty-first century, culminating in the contemporary gastropub. Continuities ... More


Publicans Between the State and the Brewers: A Subordinate Relationship

Christel Lane

in From Taverns to Gastropubs: Food, Drink, and Sociality in England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198826187
eISBN:
9780191865138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826187.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Throughout most of the period covered in this book, establishments that sell alcohol consumed on the premises have had regulation imposed on them. Regulation and control have weighed more heavily on ... More


New money, new ideas, new women

David W. Gutzke

in Women drinking out in Britain since the early twentieth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719052644
eISBN:
9781781707050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052644.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The prevailing masculine culture of drinking had consistently thwarted efforts to attract female custom. Brewing company executives blocked entry of women into pub tenancies, hired managers whose ... More


The Gastropub and its Divided Identity: Drink, Food, and Sociality

Christel Lane

in From Taverns to Gastropubs: Food, Drink, and Sociality in England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198826187
eISBN:
9780191865138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826187.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The chapter first examines the economic situation of pubs in the twenty-first century and reviews the pub industry as a whole. It then analyses the dual organizational identity of gastropubs as both ... More


Central control: war and nationalisation

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In 1906, the Liberals won a landslide General Election victory. Once again they found themselves in a position to make their mark on the future direction of the drink question. This time, there was ... More


The pub and the people: drinking places and popular culture

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

By 1918, the drink question in England had been transformed. The establishment of the Central Control Board (CCB) had shown that it was possible to impose central planning on the drinks trade. The ... More


Introduction

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book deals with transformations that have characterised thinking about alcohol in England. It shows that the drink question has never been singular, even when it appeared to be. While this is a ... More


MuzikMafia: From the Local Nashville Scene to the National Mainstream

David B. Pruett

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734386
eISBN:
9781621035596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734386.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

In October 2001, an unlikely gathering of musicians calling itself the MuzikMafia took place at the Pub of Love in Nashville, Tennessee. “We had all been beat up pretty good by the ‘industry’ and we ... More


Harrisson's Return

James Hinton

in The Mass Observers: A History, 1937-1949

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671045
eISBN:
9780191750656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671045.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

On his return from the Far East in the autumn of 1946 Tom Harrisson energetically set about reinvigorating Mass-Observation, launching new projects, finding new sources of income, and recruiting new ... More


The Birth of the MuzikMafia

David B. Pruett

in MuzikMafia: From the Local Nashville Scene to the National Mainstream

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734386
eISBN:
9781621035596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734386.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes the origins of the MuzikMafia, which was created in the fall of 2001 by like-minded individuals who come from different backgrounds but whose lives shared similar threads of ... More


August 2002 to March 2004: Growing Popularity in Nashville and Beyond

David B. Pruett

in MuzikMafia: From the Local Nashville Scene to the National Mainstream

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734386
eISBN:
9781621035596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734386.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter discusses the MuzikMafia’s rising popularity and performances from August 2002 to March 2004. The MuzikMafia had transformed into a calculated commercial venture by the time the ... More


Harrisson's Worktown

James Hinton

in The Mass Observers: A History, 1937-1949

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671045
eISBN:
9780191750656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671045.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter deals with the first phase of Mass-Observation's work in Bolton (known as Worktown) during 1937-38. It discusses the team that Tom Harrisson assembled to observe everyday life in the ... More


Organisation, Culture and Gender

Steven Parfitt

in Knights Across the Atlantic: The Knights of Labor in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383186
eISBN:
9781786944030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383186.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

Knights drew on a rich and varied array of cultural traditions and practices, including the ritual conducted at each assembly meeting. This chapter looks at how British and Irish Knights engaged with ... More


Women and the public house

David Beckingham

in The Licensed City: Regulating drink in Liverpool, 1830-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383438
eISBN:
9781786944207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383438.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

Victorian attitudes to drinking reflected a series of double standards. This chapter looks at the way in which gendered attitudes to drink shaped the relationship of women to the public house – as ... More


The Birmingham pub bombings, the Irish as a ‘suspect community’ and the memories of the O’Reilly family

Laura O’Reilly

in The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096310
eISBN:
9781526120809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096310.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the immediate aftermath of the Birmingham Pub Bombings in 1974, the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) was introduced as British politicians struggled to deal with the increasing threat of the ... More


Leisure and class, 1750–1850

Hugh Cunningham

in Time, work and leisure: Life changes in England since 1700

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719085208
eISBN:
9781781706817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085208.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that the period 1750-1850 was marked by two apparently contradictory processes: an attack on popular leisure, frequently defined as idleness, and an expansion of commercial ... More


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