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Prohibition, the era of excess

Author: Andrew Sinclair
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, [©1962]
Series: Atlantic monthly press book
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [First edition]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sinclair, Andrew, 1935-
Prohibition, the era of excess.
Boston, Little, Brown [1962]
(OCoLC)647444533
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Sinclair
OCLC Number: 264221
Description: 480 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface / by Richard Hofstadter --
Prologue to Prohibition --
ONE: THE ROOTS OF PROHIBITION: God made the country --
The psychology of Prohibition --
The exploited terror --
The churches against the saloons --
The politics of reform --
Creeping barrage --
Trimming for the White House --
The turncoat Congress --
TWO: THE DRY TIME: Prelude to deluge --
The toothless law --
The respectable crime --
Dry defense --
Masters of inaction --
The amphibious Congress --
Last victory --
THREE: THE BLIGHT OF REPEAL: The spreading change --
Jamaicas of remembrance --
The wet counterattack --
The restive Congress --
Dry president, divided commission --
The fanaticism of repeal --
The blighted roots --
Epilogue to Prohibition --
Acknowledgments.
Series Title: Atlantic monthly press book
Responsibility: by Andrew Sinclair ; with a preface by Richard Hofstadter.
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