Monthly Archives: May 2010

Amaro: A Boozy, Bitter History of Digestivi from the Pharmacy to the Bar

Have you ever had a wonderful copious meal and regretted that last bite of panna cotta? A long walk after dinner will help but Italians have come up with an even more civilized cure–the digestivo. A digestivo is an alcoholic … Continue reading

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Response to Applied Anthropology Discussion – Barry Bainton

A few weeks ago I started a discussion about applied anthropology and the role of theory. Here is a response to my initial post from Barry Bainton: The question, “where is the theory in applied anthropology?, is an old one. … Continue reading

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Update on the Cultural Encyclopedia of Alcohol

For all the wonderful contributors and people who have followed this project with interest, I have a few updates on the Cultural Encyclopedia as it heads through the editing process. At the end of February, I submitted the finished manuscript … Continue reading

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