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Author Beckingham, David, author

Title The licensed city : regulating drink in Liverpool, 1830-1920 / David Beckingham
Published Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2017
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Contents Liverpool : the making of a licensed city -- Liberty on license -- Between teetotalism and free trade : the rise of temperance politics in Liverpool -- Mapping drink : the spatial logic of social reform -- Attacking the licensing system : the 'twin evils' of drunkenness and prostitution -- Women and the public house -- The reformed licensing system : slum clearance and social reform -- 'Liverpool's temperance lesson to the nation'? : the challenge of compensation -- The licensed city at war -- Conclusions : liberalism's local logic
Notes 1 Liverpool: The making of a licensed city2 Liberty on licence3 Between teetotalism and free trade: The rise of temperance politics in Liverpool4 Mapping drink: The spatial logic of social reform5 Attacking the licensing system: The 'twin evils' of drunkenness and prostitution6 Women and the public house7 The reformed licensing system: Slum clearance and social reform8 ' Liverpool's temperance lesson to the nation'? The challenge of compensation9 The licensed city at war10 Conclusions: Liberalism's local logic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-283) and index
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Subject Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Social aspects -- England -- Liverpool -- History -- 19th century.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- England -- Liverpool -- History -- 19th century.
Liquor laws -- England -- Liverpool -- History -- 19th century.
Liverpool (England) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1781384185 (electronic bk.)
9781781384183 (electronic bk.)