Girly Drinks: A World History of Women and Alcohol by Mallory O'Meara

Girly Drinks: A World History of Women and Alcohol

Mallory O'Meara

nonfiction food and drink history funny informative lighthearted medium-paced

384 pages | first published 2021

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From the earliest days of civilization, alcohol has been at the center of social rituals and cultures worldwide. But when exactly did drinking become a gendered act? And why have bars long been considered “places for men” when, without women, they...
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