aller au contenu
Last call : the rise and fall of Prohibition Aperçu de cet ouvrage
FermerAperçu de cet ouvrage
Vérifiant…

Last call : the rise and fall of Prohibition

Auteur : Daniel Okrent
Éditeur: New York : Scribner, 2010.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : Anglais : First Scribner hardcover edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Résumé:
The author explores the origins, implementation, and failure of that great American delusion known as Prohibition. His book explains how Prohibition happened, what life under it was like, and what it did to the country. It is a history of one of the most puzzling eras in American history when the Constitution was amended to restrict human behaviour. In the 19th century, the U.S. was notably liquor-soaked. By 1917,  Lire la suite...
Évaluation:

moyenne basée sur 1 évaluation(s) 0 avec des critiques - Soyez le premier.

Sujets
Plus comme ceci

 

Trouver un exemplaire dans la bibliothèque

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Recherche de bibliothèques qui possèdent cet ouvrage...

Détails

Genre/forme: History
Format – détails additionnels: Also issued in ebook format
Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Daniel Okrent
ISBN: 9780743277020 0743277023 9780743277044 074327704X 9781439171691 1439171696
Numéro OCLC: 419812305
Récompenses: American Historical Association Albert A. Beveridge Award, 2011
Description: viii, 468 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenu: January 16, 1920 --
Part 1. The Struggle: Thunderous drums and Protestant nuns ; The rising of liquid bread ; The most remarkable movement ; "Open fire on the enemy" ; Triumphant failure ; Dry-drys, wet-drys, and hyphens ; From Magna Carta to Volstead --
Part 2. The Flood: Starting line ; A fabulous sweepstakes ; Leaks in the dotted line ; The Great Whiskey Way ; Blessed be the fruit of the vine ; The alcohol that got away ; The way we drank --
Part 3. The War of the Wet and the Dry: Open wounds ; "Escaped on payment of money" ; Crime pays ; The phony referendum --
Part 4. The Beginning of the End, the End, and After: Outrageous excess ; The hummingbird that went to Mars ; Afterlives, and the missing man --
Appendix: The Constitution of the United States of America.
Responsabilité: Daniel Okrent.

Résumé:

The author explores the origins, implementation, and failure of that great American delusion known as Prohibition. His book explains how Prohibition happened, what life under it was like, and what it did to the country. It is a history of one of the most puzzling eras in American history when the Constitution was amended to restrict human behaviour. In the 19th century, the U.S. was notably liquor-soaked. By 1917, some people were prepared to translate their concerns into legislative action. An intriguing look at what life under prohibition was like, what it did to the country, and how it reflected such issues as xenophobia, urban/rural tension, and the role of women in society.

Critiques

Critiques d’utilisateurs
Récupération des critiques de GoodReads...
Récuperation des critiques DOGObooks…

Marqueurs

Tous les marqueurs des utilisateurs (4)

Voir les marqueurs les plus utilisés sous forme de: liste de marqueurs | nuage de marqueurs

Ouvrages semblables

Sujet(s):(7)

Listes d’utilisateurs dans lesquelles cet ouvrage apparaît (29)

Confirmez cette demande

Vous avez peut-être déjà demandé cet ouvrage. Veuillez sélectionner OK si vous voulez poursuivre avec cette demande quand même.

Données liées


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/419812305> # Last call : the rise and fall of Prohibition
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "419812305" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796208552#Topic/drinking_of_alcoholic_beverages_united_states_history_20th_century> ; # Drinking of alcoholic beverages--United States--History--20th century
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796208552#Place/usa> ; # USA.
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/363.41097309042/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/898212> ; # Drinking of alcoholic beverages
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796208552#Place/united_states> ; # United States
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008110093> ; # Prohibition--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796208552#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1078761> ; # Prohibition
   schema:awards "American Historical Association Albert A. Beveridge Award, 2011" ;
   schema:bookEdition "First Scribner hardcover ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796208552#Person/okrent_daniel_1948> ; # Daniel Okrent
   schema:datePublished "2010" ;
   schema:description "January 16, 1920 -- Part 1. The Struggle: Thunderous drums and Protestant nuns ; The rising of liquid bread ; The most remarkable movement ; "Open fire on the enemy" ; Triumphant failure ; Dry-drys, wet-drys, and hyphens ; From Magna Carta to Volstead -- Part 2. The Flood: Starting line ; A fabulous sweepstakes ; Leaks in the dotted line ; The Great Whiskey Way ; Blessed be the fruit of the vine ; The alcohol that got away ; The way we drank -- Part 3. The War of the Wet and the Dry: Open wounds ; "Escaped on payment of money" ; Crime pays ; The phony referendum -- Part 4. The Beginning of the End, the End, and After: Outrageous excess ; The hummingbird that went to Mars ; Afterlives, and the missing man -- Appendix: The Constitution of the United States of America."@en ;
   schema:description "The author explores the origins, implementation, and failure of that great American delusion known as Prohibition. His book explains how Prohibition happened, what life under it was like, and what it did to the country. It is a history of one of the most puzzling eras in American history when the Constitution was amended to restrict human behaviour. In the 19th century, the U.S. was notably liquor-soaked. By 1917, some people were prepared to translate their concerns into legislative action. An intriguing look at what life under prohibition was like, what it did to the country, and how it reflected such issues as xenophobia, urban/rural tension, and the role of women in society."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796208552> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796208552#CreativeWork/> ;
   schema:name "Last call : the rise and fall of Prohibition"@en ;
   schema:productID "419812305" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/419812305#PublicationEvent/new_york_scribner_2010> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796208552#Agent/scribner> ; # Scribner
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780743277020> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780743277044> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781439171691> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/419812305> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796208552#Person/okrent_daniel_1948> # Daniel Okrent
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1948" ;
   schema:familyName "Okrent" ;
   schema:givenName "Daniel" ;
   schema:name "Daniel Okrent" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796208552#Topic/drinking_of_alcoholic_beverages_united_states_history_20th_century> # Drinking of alcoholic beverages--United States--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102423> ;
   schema:name "Drinking of alcoholic beverages--United States--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008110093> # Prohibition--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Prohibition--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1078761> # Prohibition
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Prohibition"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/898212> # Drinking of alcoholic beverages
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Drinking of alcoholic beverages"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780743277020>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0743277023" ;
   schema:isbn "9780743277020" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780743277044>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "074327704X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780743277044" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781439171691>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1439171696" ;
   schema:isbn "9781439171691" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Fermer la fenêtre

Veuillez vous identifier dans WorldCat 

Vous n’avez pas de compte? Vous pouvez facilement créer un compte gratuit.