London Gin Craze Had Roots in Nascent Consumer SocietyLesley Jacobs Solmonson
Sept. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Gin has always been big business in England. In the 18th century, as London’s infamous “Gin Craze” unfolded, the spirit was at the center of a debate that helped define the country’s politics and economics -- and created a commercial demand that persists to this day.
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