The Much-lamented Death of Madam Geneva

The Much-lamented Death of Madam Geneva

The Eighteenth-century Gin Craze

Book - 2002
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Between 1720 and 1751, the gin craze nearly overwhelmed London. Based on extensive research, this title follows the history of gin, or geneva - from its introduction from Holland after the Glorius Revolution, to its role as the sustenance of the poor, a quick trip to oblivion in the squalid and diseased poverty of eighteenth-century London.
Publisher: London : Review, 2002
ISBN: 9780747235453
0747235457
Branch Call Number: 363.410941 Dil
Characteristics: 354 p. : ill
Alternative Title: Death of Madam Geneva

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