Deliver Us from Evil: An Interpretation of American Prohibition / Edition 1

Deliver Us from Evil: An Interpretation of American Prohibition / Edition 1

by Norman H. Clark, John Irvine
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393091708

ISBN-13: 9780393091700

Pub. Date: 10/28/1976

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

This book traces the efforts of American society to legislate protective barriers against on of its most public devastations—drunkenness.
It shows the profound impact of the prohibition movement on political history before 1916 and analyzes its ambiguous triumph in the 1920s. In doing so, it reveals the relationship between liquor control and the unique

Overview

This book traces the efforts of American society to legislate protective barriers against on of its most public devastations—drunkenness.
It shows the profound impact of the prohibition movement on political history before 1916 and analyzes its ambiguous triumph in the 1920s. In doing so, it reveals the relationship between liquor control and the unique moral history of the American family. Here is social history at its best, wiping away the myth and legends of the past.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393091700
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1976
Series:
Norton Essays in American History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile:
1440L (what's this?)

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