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Author Gamburd, Michele Ruth, 1965-

Title Breaking the ashes : the culture of illicit liquor in Sri Lanka / Michele Ruth Gamburd
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 266 pages) : illustrations
Contents Context : religious, historical, and political frameworks -- Without one's right mind : agency, intoxication, and addiction -- We don't say no : drinking and identity -- Jolly drinking : events and taverns -- Home wars : gendered consumption struggles -- Kasippu : the political economics of illicit liquor -- Over the red line : social rules for drunken comportment -- Too much is good for nothing : alcohol dependence -- A goddess of wrath : treatments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-259) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Alcoholism -- Sri Lanka -- Naeaegama.
Drinking customs -- Sri Lanka -- Naeaegama.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Sri Lanka -- Naeaegama.
Alcohol Drinking.
Alcohol-Related Disorders.
Social Perception.
Naeaegama (Sri Lanka) -- Social life and customs.
Sri Lanka.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008020474
ISBN 0801460492 (electronic bk.)
9780801460494 (electronic bk.)