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The Saloon Public Drinking in Chicago and Boston, 1880-1920 cover
  • ISBN: 9780252067815
  • ISBN10: 0252067819

The Saloon Public Drinking in Chicago and Boston, 1880-1920

by Perry Duis

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Univ of Illinois Pr
  • Publish date: 02/01/1999
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This colorful and perceptive study presents persuasive evidence that the saloon, far from being a magnet for vice and crime, played an important role in working-class community life. Focusing on public drinking in "wide open" Chicago and tightly controlled Boston, Perry Duis offers a provocative discussion of the saloon as a social institution and a locus of the struggle between middle-class notions of privacy and working-class uses of public space.
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