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Faces Along the Bar Lore and Order in the Workingman's Saloon, 1870-1920 cover
  • ISBN: 9780226677699
  • ISBN10: 0226677699

Faces Along the Bar Lore and Order in the Workingman's Saloon, 1870-1920

by Madelon Powers

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 05/01/1999
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In this lively and engaging history, Madelon Powers recreates the daily life of the barroom, exploring what it was like to be a "regular" in the old-time saloon of pre-prohibition industrial America. Through an examination of saloongoers across America, her investigation offers a fascinating look at the rich lore of the barroom -- its many games, stories, songs, free lunch customs, and especially its elaborate system of drinking rituals that have been passed on for decades.
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