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Last call : the rise and fall of Prohibition

Auteur: Daniel Okrent
Uitgever: New York : Scribner, [2010] ©2010
Editie/Formaat:   Boek : Engels : First Scribner hardcover editionAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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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,  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: History
Aanvullende fysieke materiaalsoort: Also issued in ebook format
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Daniel Okrent
ISBN: 9780743277020 0743277023 9780743277044 074327704X 9781439171691 1439171696
OCLC-nummer: 419812305
Onderscheidingen: American Historical Association Albert A. Beveridge Award, 2011
Beschrijving: viii, 468 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Inhoud: 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.
Andere titels: Rise and fall of Prohibition
Verantwoordelijkheid: Daniel Okrent.

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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.

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