Lecture 4 - History of Alcohol – Lecture 4 continued • A lot of wine made in Switzerland the only part of Europe where there was a successful

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History of Alcohol – Lecture 4 continued A lot of wine made in Switzerland, the only part of Europe where there was a successful reformation. Dijon is the largest city in burgundy (largest wine city in france) and although there was a protestant movement. . they did not support them because they were catholics. Winning candidate of election got 53% of his votes from wine producers Protestants tended to have a more rigourous view towards alcohol Protestants were harsh towards clergy because of alcohol and eventually created regulations for alcohol (drink as much wine as you need to, to be healthy. . no indiscretion) You couldn’t buy someone a drink , have a toast or be drunk in public, you were fined 3 su, 5 su and then 10 su and time in jail for third offense Wine growers had a very strong attachment to the social constructs of church If you look at the budget for the arsenal its wood, then wine. . the workers often drank most because it was guaranteed. Almost 2 ½ litres a day and by around the 1600 it was 3
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course ECON 6120 taught by Professor Crabbe during the Spring '11 term at University of Ottawa.

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Lecture 4 - History of Alcohol – Lecture 4 continued • A lot of wine made in Switzerland the only part of Europe where there was a successful

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