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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


A Tale of Temperance and Drink 1870–1914

Robert Duncan

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the origins of the drink problem in Victorian Britain, discusses the temperance movement and analyses the growing importance of Social Darwinism upon social reform and national ... More


The Carlisle Experiment: Lord D’Abernon’s ‘Model Farm’

Robert Duncan

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the Carlisle Experiment undertaken by the CCB. The Board bought out the drink trade in Carlisle and managed to implement many of its radical ideas in the city. This scheme was ... More


‘Helping our weaker sisters to go straight’: Women and Drink during the War

Robert Duncan

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter will show that perceptions of female drinking was a key component of the drink crisis. During the war it was believed that an increased number of women were drinking larger amounts of ... More


The End of the Central Control Board

Robert Duncan

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The repercussions of war are many and varied. The drink debate during the First World War exemplifies how British society focussed on unpatriotic social habits when the war was not going well. ... More


Introduction

Daniel Sperber

in The City in Roman Palestine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098822
eISBN:
9780197560914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098822.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

At the end of the introduction to my book Roman Palestine, 200-400, the Land: Crisis and Change in Agrarian Society as Reflected in Rabbinic Sources (1978), I wrote: “Finally, developments in the ... More


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