The alcoholic empire : vodka & politics in late Imperial Russia / Patricia Herlihy

Author(s): Herlihy, Patricia
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Subjects: Temperance--Russia--History
Alcoholism--Russia--History
Russia--Social conditions--1801-1917
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: vi, 244 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Introduction 3
2. Singing One's Way to Sobriety: The State's Guardianship 14
3. Drugs Are Our Business: Physicians Stake a Claim on Therapies 36
4. Battling Booze: Strategies for Sobriety in the Military 52
5. The Church's New Social Mission 69
6. Women's Physical and Political Use of Alcohol 90
7. Tea and Symphony: The Laity Mobilizes against Alcohol 111
8. The Politics of Alcohol 129
9. Conclusion 146
Epilogue 151
Notes 163
Bibliography 215
Index 235
Notes: LCCN: 2001036216
ISBN: 0195134311 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-233) and index
OCLC Number: 47140987
ISBN/ISSN: 0195134311