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The great illusion : an informal history of prohibition

Author: Herbert Asbury
Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, 1968. ©1950
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Asbury
OCLC Number: 435211
Description: viii, 344 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: "The good creature of God" --
Genesis --
"Interpose thine arm" --
"Whirlwind of the Lord" --
"Born of God" --
"The devil's hindquarters on earth" --
"Burying Congress like an avalanche" --
"A new nation will be born" --
"An era of clear thinking and clean living" --
A new moral tone for Broadway --
Where the booze came from --
Smugglers afloat and ashore --
What America drank --
Prohibition's fairest flower --
The end of the noble experiment.
Responsibility: by Herbert Asbury.

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