Raises important, new questions and constructs some key themes that point the way for future research. H-NET BOOK REVIEW Handsomely produced and a pleasure to read... Provides a welcome addition to a lively field and an invitation for further interdisciplinary exchange. SIXTEENTH CENTURY JOURNALMakes a worthwhile contribution to the new cultural history. (...) To date, we have possessed good publications on drinking venues in early modern England and drinking habits in modern times, but this collection breaks new ground in connecting the two. HISTORY
About the Author
Adam Smyth is the A. C. Bradley J. C. Maxwell Tutorial Fellow in English Literature and University Lecturer in the History of the Book at Balliol College, Oxford. He is the author of Autobiography in Early Modern England (Cambridge, 2010) and 'Profit and Delight': Printed Miscellanies in England, 1640 1682, and coeditor, with Gill Partington, of Book Destruction from the Medieval to the Contemporary.