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Making a Good LifeAn Ethnography of Nature, Ethics, and Reproduction$
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Katharine Dow

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780691167480

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691167480.001.0001

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The Water of Life

The Water of Life

(p.103) The Water of Life
Making a Good Life

Katharine Dow

Princeton University Press

A number of my friends, as well as my parents and siblings, visited me during fieldwork. When they came, it was a good opportunity to press pause and realise what novel assumptions had flowed into my quotidian thinking.

Apart from salmon, whisky is what puts the Spey valley on the map, so I would often take people to distilleries. It seemed a quintessentially Scottish thing to do. Although many other countries make whisky, malt whisky made in Scotland still has a particular cachet. According to a briefing for the Scottish Parliament by the Scotch Whisky Association, whisky brings £4 billion a year in gross value to the economy and supports 35,000 Scottish jobs; it also brings £3.45 billion in exports and is Scotland’s second largest export after oil and gas....

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