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ISBN: 0862817684 / ISBN-13: 9780862817688

In Praise of Poteen

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  • In Praise of Poteen (Appletree Press (IE)) – Trade paperback (2002)
    by John McGuffin

    In Praise of Poteen

    Trade paperback, Appletree Press (IE)
    2002
    English
    166 pages

    ISBN: 0862817684
    ISBN-13: 9780862817688

    Bringing to life a legendary but little-known aspect of Irish history, this is a serious but by no means solemn study of illicit alcohol distilling in Ireland. It is a human and social document of unusual interest and a unique blend of folklore, economics, law, and, in its accounts of the inevitable conflicts between the revenue men and the poteen makers, tragicomedy. Neither romanticizing nor sentimentalizing the business, this study also includes background on the mania for ether-inhaling that afflicted certain places and ... Show more

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