The saloon : public drinking in Chicago and Boston, 1880-1920 (Book, 1983) [WorldCat.org]
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The saloon : public drinking in Chicago and Boston, 1880-1920

Author: Perry Duis
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1983] ©1983
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines public drinking in "wide open" Chicago and tightly controlled Boston to create a vivid portrait of saloon life and its patrons, suppliers, and regulators.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Études de cas
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Duis, Perry, 1943-
Saloon.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1983
(OCoLC)561862737
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Perry Duis
ISBN: 0252010108 9780252010101
OCLC Number: 9442401
Description: 6 unnumbered pages, 380 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: From Entrepreneur to Employee --
The Saloon as a Small Business: the function of failure --
The Saloon and the public neighborhood --
Public politics and the saloon --
The Public Melting pot --
The saloon in a City of Strangers --
The Triumph of Moral Geography --
Saloon Crime: From Wide-Open to Underground Vice --
The Long, Slow Death of the Saloon.
Responsibility: Perry R. Duis.

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Examines public drinking in "wide open" Chicago and tightly controlled Boston to create a vivid portrait of saloon life and its patrons, suppliers, and regulators.

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