Category Archives: Rorabaugh, William J.

American Beginnings

The origins of two aspects of American cultural and scientific history are the subjects of this episode of Soundings. William Rorabaugh discusses his study of apprenticeship, an element in United States social history that flourished between the time of the … Continue reading

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The Alcoholic Republic: An American Tradition

Is America an alcoholic republic? Advocates and statistics exist for discussion on various sides of that question, and¬†William Rorabaugh contends there is no single answer. But what is the historical evidence? How has the use of drink and alcohol changed … Continue reading

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