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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Ivy, James D.
No saloon in the valley.
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2003
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James D Ivy
|Description:||x, 150 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||The Lone Star state surrenders to a lone woman --
The voice of the people is the voice of God --
The steady step and majestic swing of the hosts of reform --
The blood of the mighty dead has stained me! --
Who brought this new idea into Texas, anyhow? --
From a regional to a national reform.
|Responsibility:||James D. Ivy.|
No Saloon in the Valley is a wise exploration of the prohibition movement at the grassroots. As a cultural and social historian, James Ivy is admirably sensitive to the tangled skein of religion,