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“le triomphe du vin sur son terrible ennemi”: A map detailing per capita liquor consumption in France for 1906


The interesting chart in today’s image reveals the triumph in the cultivation of the vine against the increased per capita consumption of liquor in France during 1906.

Map detailing the per capita consumption of liquor with line indicating the limit of the cultivation of the vine. 1906. [1]

Map detailing the per capita consumption of liquor with line indicating the limit of the cultivation of the vine. 1906. [1]


[1] Guerre à l’alcool par l’impôt : étude statistique de l’effet des lois fiscales de 1897 et 1900 sur la consommation comparée de l’eau-de-vie et du vin. Bertillon, Jacques. 1912. Gallica Bibliotheque Numerique. URL: http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb318070686

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