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Liverpool: The making of a licensed city

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/9781781383438.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter establishes Liverpool’s unenviable statistical record for drunkenness. It examines the nature of municipal comparison, interrogating the reasons for Liverpool’s record and critically ... More


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

David Beckingham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383438
eISBN:
9781786944207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383438.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In nineteenth-century Britain few cities could rival Liverpool for recorded drunkenness. Civic pride at Liverpool’s imperial influence was undercut by anxieties about social problems that could all ... More


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