The Alcoholic Empire: Vodka & Politics in Late Imperial Russia

Patricia Herlihy

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The Alcoholic Empire: Vodka & Politics in Late Imperial Russia

The Alcoholic Empire: Vodka & Politics in Late Imperial Russia By Patricia Herlihy The Alcoholic Empire Vodka Politics in Late Imperial Russia The Alcoholic Empire examines the prevalence of alcohol in Russian social economic religious and political life Herlihy looks at how the state the church the military doctors lay societies and

  • Title: The Alcoholic Empire: Vodka & Politics in Late Imperial Russia
  • Author: Patricia Herlihy
  • ISBN: 9780195160956
  • Page: 108
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Alcoholic Empire: Vodka & Politics in Late Imperial Russia By Patricia Herlihy The Alcoholic Empire examines the prevalence of alcohol in Russian social, economic, religious, and political life Herlihy looks at how the state, the church, the military, doctors, lay societies, and the czar all tried to battle the problem of overconsumption of alcohol in the late imperial period Since vodka produced essential government revenue and was a backbone of tThe Alcoholic Empire examines the prevalence of alcohol in Russian social, economic, religious, and political life Herlihy looks at how the state, the church, the military, doctors, lay societies, and the czar all tried to battle the problem of overconsumption of alcohol in the late imperial period Since vodka produced essential government revenue and was a backbone of the state economy, many who fought for a sober Russia believed that the only way to save the country through Revolutionary change This book traces temperance activity and politics side by side with the end of the tsarist regime, while showing how the problem of alcohoism continued to pervade Soviet and post Soviet society Illustrated by timeless and incisive sayings about the Russian love of vodka and by poster art and paintings, this book will appeal to Russian and European historians and those interested in temperance history.
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