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HIST 3109 [0.5 credit] Social History of Alcohol

Alcohol in Western society from Ancient times to the present. Production, trade, and consumption of alcohol; religious and social significance; class, gender, and health; drinking cultures; policies toward drunkenness, and alcoholism. Specific topics include comparative trends, temperance movements, and prohibition. (Field e).
Prerequisite(s): a 2000-level history course or third-year standing and 1.0 credit in history.
Lectures three hours a week.