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The intoxicated poor: alcohol, morality and power among the boatmen of Banaras

Doron, Assa


Anthropological research on alcohol use and misuse has largely focused on the symbolic meaning of alcohol in ritual settings and its role in the everyday lives of indigenous populations. Much has been written on the role of alcohol as a social lubricant,

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: South Asian History and Culture
DOI: 10.1080/19472491003593035


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