The Alcoholic Empire: Vodka & Politics in Late Imperial Russia

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The Alcoholic Empire: Vodka & Politics in Late Imperial Russia - Herlihy, Patricia

The Alcoholic Empire examines the prevalence of alcohol in Russian social, economic, religious, and political life. Herlihy looks at how the state, the church, the military, doctors, lay societies, and the czar all tried to battle the problem of overconsumption of alcohol in the late imperial period. Since vodka produced essential government ... Read More

The Alcoholic Empire: Vodka & Politics in Late Imperial Russia 2002, Oxford University Press, USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9780195160956

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The Alcoholic Empire: Vodka & Politics in Late Imperial Russia 2001, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195134315

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