Summary Domesticating Drink Women Men and Alcohol in America 1870 1940 Gender Relations in the American Experience
The period of prohibition from 1919 to 1933 marks the fault line between the cultures of Victorian and modern America In Domesticating Drink Murdock argues that the debates surrounding alcohol also marked a divide along gender lines For much of early American history men generally did the drinking and women and children were freuently the victims of alcohol associated violence and abuse As a result women stood at the fore of.
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The temperance and prohibition movements and as Murdock explains effectively used the fight against drunkenness as a route toward political empowerment and participation At the same time respectable women drank at home in a pattern of moderation at odds with contemporaneous male alcohol abuseDuring the 1920s with federal prohibition a reality many women began to assert their hard won sense of freedom by becoming social drin.
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Kers in places other than the home Murdock's study of how this development took place broadens our understanding of the social and cultural history of alcohol and the various issues that surround it As alcohol continues to spark debate about behaviors attitudes and gender roles Domesticating Drink provides valuable historical context and important lessons for understanding and responding to the evolving use and abuse of drin.