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Introduction

Christel Lane

in From Taverns to Gastropubs

Published in print May 2018 | ISBN: 9780198826187
Published online June 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191865138 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198826187.003.0001
Introduction

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Pubs have been an integral part of English history and a prominent social institution. They form as much part of English identity as roast beef, cricket, and the village green. Sociologists Alan Warde and Lydia Martens1 agree, as they describe the pub ‘as a principal symbolic site of English recreation’. Anthropologist Kate Fox...

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Subjects: Business History

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