Profits, Power, and Prohibition: American Alcohol Reform and the Industrializing of America, 1800-1930

Profits, Power, and Prohibition: American Alcohol Reform and the Industrializing of America, 1800-1930

by John J. Rumbarger

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780887067839
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/01/1989
Series: SUNY Series in New Social Studies on Alcohol and Drugs Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

John J. Rumbarger, former assistant executive secretary of the American Historical Association and editor of Prologue: Journal of the National Archives, lives and works in Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part I The Early Years: The Movement Defines Itself 1800-1870

1. The Social and Ideological Origins of Drink Reform, 1800-1836

2. The Politics of Moral Reform: Social Class and Nonpartisanship in the Temperance Movement, 1836-1860

3. "Practical Temperance": Reorganization of the Temperance Movement, 1865-1870

Part II The Middle Years: The Tradition Fails, 1865-1890

4. Ends and Means: Temperance Confronts an Industrial World, 1870-1884

5. The Beginning of Conservative Reaction: Liquor Control and the Critique of the Industrial City, 1880-1890

Part III The Climactic Years: The Emergence and Failure of Antisaloonism, 1890-1914

6. The Collapse of Third-Party Prohibition and Emergence of Political Antisaloonism, 1890-1900

7. Antisaloonism and Urban Reform, 1890-1915

8. Antisaloonism and Industrial Development, 1890-1915

Part IV The Reemergence of Prohibition, 1914-1919

9. The Anti-Saloon League of America and the Resurgence of National Prohibition, 1900-1917

10. Denouement: Drink Reform and the American Experience

Epilogue: The Era of Constitutional Prohibition

Notes

Sources

Index

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