The Resource Expressions of drunkenness (four hundred rabbits), edited by Anne Fox and Mike MacAvoy

Expressions of drunkenness (four hundred rabbits), edited by Anne Fox and Mike MacAvoy

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Expressions of drunkenness (four hundred rabbits)
Title
Expressions of drunkenness (four hundred rabbits)
Statement of responsibility
edited by Anne Fox and Mike MacAvoy
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The goal of this book is to contribute to ongoing scholarly discussion on the very serious topic of drunkenness. The phrase "four hundred rabbits" is one of many illustrations of the deep cultural, religious, and social influences on how individuals and communities view alcohol intoxication: The Aztecs believed alcohol to have a divine origin, with a god and goddess giving birth to 400 (meaning "innumerable" in ancient Aztec) divine children or "rabbit gods," each representing a varying degree and expression of alcohol intoxication and drunkenness. Hence the book's subtitle, which at first gla
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
362.292
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV5035
LC item number
.E97 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
International Center for Alcohol Policies book series on alcohol in society
Label
Expressions of drunkenness (four hundred rabbits), edited by Anne Fox and Mike MacAvoy
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Voices in the debate / Marcus Grant, Mike MacAvoy -- The biology of intoxication / Creina Stockley, John B. Saunders -- Case study 2.1. Legal response to intoxication and drunkenness / Hurst Hannum -- The origins of drunkenness / Anne Fox -- Case study 3.1. The round: alcohol and social connection---an anthropological approach / Véronique Nahoum-Grappe -- Case study 3.2. Indigenous Australians and alcohol / Creina Stockley, Anne Fox -- Drunkenness---a historical and contemporary cross-cultural perspective: "a voluntary madness" / Fiona Measham -- Case study 4.1. A peculiarly Australian phenomenon: the six o'clock swill / Billie Atanasova -- Drinking contexts and youth drunkenness / Betsy Thom, with Irmgard Eisenbach-Stangl -- Case study 5.1. Drunkenness on the U.K. political agenda / Jean Coussins -- Concluding remarks / Trish Worth
Control code
ocn705930635
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 190 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283037075
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613037077
Other physical details
illustrations
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303707
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b25180034
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)705930635
  • pebco0203846400

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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