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Bourbon's Backroads: A Journey through Kentucky's Distilling Landscape

Karl Raitz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178424
eISBN:
9780813178431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178424.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Part I of this book is a geographic history of Kentucky’s distilling industry, focusing on the nineteenth century. Kentucky distillers have produced alcohol spirits, bourbon, and rye whiskeys for ... More


Making Bourbon: A Geographical History of Distilling in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Karl Raitz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178752
eISBN:
9780813178769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178752.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Kentucky distillers have produced bourbon and rye whiskeys for more than two centuries. Part I of this book examines the complexities associated with nineteenth-century distilling’s evolution from an ... More


Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy

Richard E. Ocejo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165493
eISBN:
9781400884865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165493.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In today's new economy—in which “good” jobs are typically knowledge or technology based—many well-educated and culturally savvy young men are instead choosing to pursue traditionally low-status ... More


‘Killing the Hundred-Headed Hydra’: The Abolition of Tax Farming

David Christian

in ‘Living Water’: Vodka and Russian Society on the Eve of Emancipation

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222866
eISBN:
9780191678516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222866.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

On paper, the Russian government had been committed to the abolition of tax farming since the late 1840s. And Alexander II, who had already accepted the challenge of abolishing serfdom, was in a mood ... More


Making Vodka—The Nobility's Share

David Christian

in ‘Living Water’: Vodka and Russian Society on the Eve of Emancipation

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222866
eISBN:
9780191678516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222866.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how vodka was made. Russia's gentry distillers, who made the vodka traded during the 19th century, were more concerned with vodka as a substance than any other group apart from ... More


The Interplay of Representational Form And Purpose

Klaus Hentschel

in Mapping the Spectrum: Techniques of Visual Representation in Research and Teaching

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509530
eISBN:
9780191709050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509530.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter analyses spectrum maps from the iconographic and semiotic point of view. It studies representational techniques of making maps and of working with them, including enlarging comprehensive ... More


Heritage and Process

Karl Raitz

in Making Bourbon: A Geographical History of Distilling in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178752
eISBN:
9780813178769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178752.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

American spirits distilling grew from European and colonial traditions and the age-old knowledge that grains could be milled into a fine meal, mixed with malted barley, and fermented and distilled ... More


Kentucky’s Distilling Heritage

Karl Raitz

in Bourbon's Backroads: A Journey through Kentucky's Distilling Landscape

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178424
eISBN:
9780813178431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178424.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

American spirits distilling was based on European and colonial traditions and the age-old knowledge that by milling grain into a fine meal and mixing it with malted barley, yeast, and water, one ... More


Distilling in the Ohio River Valley

Karl Raitz

in Bourbon's Backroads: A Journey through Kentucky's Distilling Landscape

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178424
eISBN:
9780813178431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178424.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Industrial-scale distilling required superior transport access to grains and coal, as well as complementary industries such as machine shops, coppersmiths, coopers, lumberyards, stockyards, and ... 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


“Afloat on the Tide of Improvement”: The Uplift Movement and Rise of Prohibition Sentiment in Rural Communities, 1885–1900

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/9780813130002.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At the end of the nineteenth century, many northern missionaries traveled to Appalachia to “uplift” mountain whites who, because of their geographical isolation, have continued to hold on to folkways ... More


Early Modern Europe 1500–1700: Alcohol, Religion, and Culture

Rod Phillips

in Alcohol: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617602
eISBN:
9781469617626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617602.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter considers the history of alcohol during the early modern period, from 1500 to 1700. It covers the Protestant Reformation, which had important consequences for the history of alcohol in ... More


A Scientific Monopoly

Gerard Sasges

in Imperial Intoxication: Alcohol and the Making of Colonial Indochina

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866884
eISBN:
9780824876883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866884.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Today, Albert Calmette is remembered as a pioneer of modern medicine for his work on the BCG tuberculosis vaccine, still in use today. Yet in 1891 he was an inexperienced naval doctor, recently ... More


Afterword and Concluding Thoughts

Deepra Dandekar

in The Subhedar's Son: A Narrative of Brahmin-Christian Conversion from Nineteenth-century Maharashtra

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190914042
eISBN:
9780190919863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914042.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religion and Society

The concluding chapter summarizes all the conceptual questions raised while analysing the topic of religious conversion in nineteenth-century Maharashtra. Using personal experience, the author ... More


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