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  • David

    Faces along the Bar Lore and Order in the Workingman's Saloon 1870 1920 Historical Studies of Urban America review Ë 103 Faces along the Bar Lore and Order in the Workingman's Saloon 1870 1920 Historical Studies of Urban AmericaAbout half of what's in here is inane academic boilerplate such as this special occasions were observed with traditional verbal salutes known as 'toasts' The purpose of the toast was to honor drinking partners by acknowledging some past accomplishment or by wishing success prosperity and good health in future endeavors Often the wording of a toast was set by tradition called a 'fixed phrase blessing' by folklorists Useful for our Venusian visitiors I suppose The other half of the book is most useful and makes some incisive points


  • Jeff

    Faces along the Bar Lore and Order in the Workingman's Saloon 1870 1920 Historical Studies of Urban America review Ë 103 Faces along the Bar Lore and Order in the Workingman's Saloon 1870 1920 Historical Studies of Urban AmericaReads like a doctoral thesis which in fact it was If you're willing to parse the flat academic prose you'll find some interesting info But after two chapters it was closing time for me