(((Read))) ⇮ Faces along the Bar: Lore and Order in the Workingman's Saloon, 1870-1920 (Historical Studies of Urban America) ↚ PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB free

Reads like a doctoral thesis which, in fact, it was If you re willing to parse the flat academic prose, you ll find some interesting info But after two chapters, it was closing time for me. (((Read))) ⇩ Faces along the Bar: Lore and Order in the Workingman's Saloon, 1870-1920 (Historical Studies of Urban America) ⇱ 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 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 A Free Pouring Blend Of Astonishing Facts, Folklore And Firsthand Period Observations It S The Rich Details That Ll Inspire The Casual Reader To Drink Deep From This Tap Of Knowledge Don Waller, USA Today Recommended Reading A Surprise On Every Page Publishers Weekly Here We Get Social History That Appreciates The Bar Talk Even While Dissecting Its Marvelous Rituals Library Journal, Starred Review Careful Scholarship With An Anecdotal Flair To Please Even The Most Sober Of Readers Nina C Ayoub, Chronicle Of Higher Education