Its My Round: 2000 Years of the British Pub William Greaves

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Published: April 22nd 2013

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178 pages


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Its My Round: 2000 Years of the British Pub  by  William Greaves

Its My Round: 2000 Years of the British Pub by William Greaves
April 22nd 2013 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 178 pages | ISBN: | 5.63 Mb

‘Pubs can’t be built – they are a way of life.’There is no more important institution in British life the the pub.It is a place of celebration, somewhere to relax, the hub of a community, and sometimes a refuge from work and family.But where didMore‘Pubs can’t be built – they are a way of life.’There is no more important institution in British life the the pub.It is a place of celebration, somewhere to relax, the hub of a community, and sometimes a refuge from work and family.But where did the pub come from?Where did pubs get their strange names - such as the Drunken Duck, the Polite Vicar and Dirty Dick?And what is it that makes them unique?It’s My Round is William Greaves’ highly entertaining personal tribute to 2,000 years of the British Pub.His journey led him into the most gigantic pub crawl of his life – following in the footsteps of ‘Three Men in a Boat’ along the Thames watering holes, to Welsh country pubs, ancient Scottish pubs, and even fictionalised establishments like the Queen Vic and the Woolpack.Along the way, he tracks its dramatic story from its beginnings as the Roman taburnae, to its present day importance, charting how it has stood the test of time against a flurry of invaders – from the Angles, Saxons, Vikings, and Normans, to the spread of Christianity and the condemnation of Cromwell’s puritans.It’s My Round is a brilliantly entertaining mixture of personal anecdotes and fascinating facts about the British Pub.It is the one book which no fan of the British pub will want to miss.



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