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Response to Review of A History of Drinking: The Scottish Pub Since 1700

As one would expect, Callum Brown has written a well informed and perceptive review of my book, highlighting the importance of alcohol consumption and the rituals surrounding it in Scotland and in western societies in general, together with the ‘huge part’ it has played in national identity. I take issue, however, with his statement thatContinue reading “Response to Review of A History of Drinking: The Scottish Pub Since 1700”