1st Edition

Public Drinking in the Early Modern World Vol 1 Voices from the Tavern, 1500–1800

    460 Pages
    by Routledge

    This four-volume reset edition presents a wide-ranging collection of primary sources which uncover the language and behaviour of local and state authorities, of peasants and town-dwellers, and of drinking companions and irate wives.

    VOLUME 1 General Introduction, France General Introduction 1 Introduction 2 Th e Purveyance of Drink Charles Vion de Dalibray, Th e Poetic Works of the Sieur de Dalibray [Les Oeuvres Poétiques du Sieur de Dalibray] (1653) Martin Lister, A Journey to Paris in the Year 1698 (1699) Joachim Christoph Nemeitz, Sojourn in Paris (1727) Luc-Vincent Thiéry, Voyager’s Almanach of 1783 (1783) John Andrews, Letters to a Young Gentleman On his setting out for France (1784) Jacques Antoine Dulaure, New Descriptions of the Curiosities of Paris (1782) Pierre Jean Baptiste Le Grand d’Aussy, History of the Private Lives of the French (1781–8) Louis-Sébastien Mercier, Panorama of Paris Arthur Young, Travels in France during the Years 1787, 1788, 1789 (1789) 3 The Police of Paris 4 Tavern Keepers 5 Violence 6 Public Sociability 7 Family and Gender Editorial Notes


    Thomas E Brennan, B. Ann Tlusty, Beat Kumin, David Hancock, Michelle McDonald