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Harry Andrew Miller

Harry Andrew Miller is a freelance history writer from Australia. He specializes in writing about the First World War, but his interests encapsulate all eras. If you have an historical piece you need written, proofread, or edited, feel free to visit Harry at his website, harryandrewmiller.com.

Jan 13, 2019

Rum and blood: Masculinity, alcohol and the First World War

By Harry Andrew Miller

The socio-historical link between men and alcohol was not a new trend brought on by the war; the war merely served to reinforce it. And this acquired connection between alcohol, violence and masculinity follows us to this day.