The Resource The Goodness of Guinness: : a Loving History of the Brewery, Its People, and the City of Dublin, (electronic resource)

The Goodness of Guinness: : a Loving History of the Brewery, Its People, and the City of Dublin, (electronic resource)

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The Goodness of Guinness: : a Loving History of the Brewery, Its People, and the City of Dublin
Title
The Goodness of Guinness:
Title remainder
a Loving History of the Brewery, Its People, and the City of Dublin
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Language
eng
Summary
There is no other company, industry, or premises more closely aligned-indeed almost synonymous-with its hometown than Guinness's St. James's Gate Brewery and the city of Dublin. From the company's modest beginnings in 1759 to its heyday in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and its continued strength into the twenty-first century, Guinness has had an enormous influence over the city's economic, social, and cultural life. In this warm and fascinating piece of history, Tony Corcoran examines the magnitude of the brewery's operation, and the working lives of the thousands of Dubliners who have depended on Guinness for their livelihood, either directly or indirectly. The company's unusually progressive treatment of its workers-health care, training, and housing-is revealed in detail, as is the Guinness family's philanthropy and compassion towards the less well-off residents of the city. Tracing Guinness's progressive attitudes to their roots, Corcoran also explores the important roles of the strong-willed women in each generation of the Guinness dynasty. A labor of love, full of anecdotes, humor, and historical insights into one of Dublin's most important and best-loved institutions. "Whenever I bleed, I am always surprised to see that my blood is not black. Certainly, when you consider that I was born into two Guinness families, had two Guinness grandfathers and five Guinness uncles, and was on the premises of Guinness before I could walk, I am as much a product of Guinness as the black stuff itself. "-Tony Corcoran
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Midwest
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Corcoran, Tony
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338.7/663420941835
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Guinness (Firm)
  • Guinness family
  • Brewing industry
  • Electronic books
  • Dublin (Ireland)
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adult
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The Goodness of Guinness: : a Loving History of the Brewery, Its People, and the City of Dublin, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11836599
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multicolored
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MWT11836599
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11836599
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11836599
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Goodness of Guinness: : a Loving History of the Brewery, Its People, and the City of Dublin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11836599
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11836599
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11836599
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11836599
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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