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Ardent spirits; the rise and fall of prohibition.

Author: John Kobler
Publisher: New York, Putnam [1973]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It is here at last -- dry America's first birthday," proclaimed the Anti-Saloon League of New York. The date was January 16, 1920, a Friday. "At one minute past twelve tomorrow morning a new nation will be born ... Tonight John Barleycorn makes his last will and testament. Now for an era of clear thinking and clean living! The Anti-Saloon League wishes every man, woman, and child a happy New Dry Year."--Page [11].
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kobler
ISBN: 039911209X 9780399112096
OCLC Number: 762700
Description: 386 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: Elegy for Hell's best friend --
1. Temperance 1609-1860. The true instaurator --
A sin that excludes from heaven --
Of Washingtonians, cold water soldiers, rechabites and others --
Strange bedfellows --
2. The Party, the Union, the League 1869-1919. James Black for president --
They shall be devoured as stubble fully dry --
Organized mother love --
Ethics be hanged --
The barrage --
3. The noble experiment 1920-1934. This law will be obeyed --
Our little band of martyrs --
The poison cup --
The instant millionaires --
Nabobs and Bacchantes --
Epilogue 1973.

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"It is here at last -- dry America's first birthday," proclaimed the Anti-Saloon League of New York. The date was January 16, 1920, a Friday. "At one minute past twelve tomorrow morning a new nation will be born ... Tonight John Barleycorn makes his last will and testament. Now for an era of clear thinking and clean living! The Anti-Saloon League wishes every man, woman, and child a happy New Dry Year."--Page [11].

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