MCR History Talks: Alcohol and Drinking Cultures

Jessica White & Adam Waddingham for Manchester Lit and Phil

detail of the lithograph the drunkards progress by nathaniel currier supporting the temperance movement

Jessica White and Adam Waddingham from the University of Manchester talk about the history of alcohol and drinking cultures in the north west.

They examine why the north has such a reputation for drinking, why gender and alcohol are so entwined, and if our attitudes to drinking have changed over the past two hundred years. Jessica and Adam are joined by Dr Gemma Outen from Edge Hill University, and Dr Craig Stafford from the University of Liverpool.

This podcast was produced by Jessica White & Adam Waddingham for Manchester Lit & Phil in August 2020.

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