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HIDEOUS ABSINTHE: A HISTORY OF THE DEVIL IN A BOTTLE. Jad Adams. I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, London, 2003. Published in the U.S.A. by University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 2004. 320 pp. with 24 ills. (13 col.). 24 x 16 cm. ISBN 0299200000 In English.
Examines the myths surrounding absinthe and explores its influence on artistic movements of the 19th century, including discussions of the negative British reaction to its use in the context of resistance to French art and the resurgence of the drink's popularity in the late 20th century.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Several Periods, 1800-1900 — Several Media
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Worldwide Number: 114254
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