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Religion in North America #29: Carry A. Nation: Retelling the Life
Religion in North America #29: Carry A. Nation: Retelling the Life
by Fran Grace
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"A needed and welcome account of Carry Nation's story... deserves the highest praise." --Journal of American History "Admirably interweaves early 20th-century religious culture, regional politics, the suffrage and temperance movements, and the woman who... (read more)

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Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
by Daniel Okrent
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andlt;bandgt;A brilliant, authoritative, and fascinating history of Americaand#8217;s most puzzling era, the years 1920 to 1933, when the U.S. Constitution was amended to restrict one of Americaand#8217;s favorite pastimes: drinking alcoholic beverages... (read more)

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Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
by Daniel Okrent
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Can you picture the Roaring Twenties without the presence of champagne bubbles to tickle the senses? Well, legally speaking, we didn't drink a drop, thanks to the newly created 18th amendment. Not that it stopped us. Drinking became the great equalizer... (read more)

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Prohibition
Prohibition
by Edward Behr
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On the stroke of midnight on January 16, 1920, America went dry. For the next thirteen years the 18th Amendment to the Constitution would specifically deny every citizen the right to buy or sell alcoholic drink. Those thirteen years were to change... (read more)

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Dry Manhattan: Prohibition in New York City
Dry Manhattan: Prohibition in New York City
by Michael A Lerner
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Drink & Disorder: Temperance Reform in Cincinnati from the Washingtonian Revival to the WCTU
Drink & Disorder: Temperance Reform in Cincinnati from the Washingtonian Revival to the WCTU
by Jed Dannenbaum
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Reminiscences of Neal Dow Recollections of Eighty Years
Reminiscences of Neal Dow Recollections of Eighty Years
by Neal Dow
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Era of Excess a Social History of the Prohibition Movement
Era of Excess a Social History of the Prohibition Movement
by Andrew Sinclair
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Vessel of Wrath
Vessel of Wrath
by Robert Lewis Taylor
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Brewing & Liquor Interests & German Bols
Brewing & Liquor Interests & German Bols
by Us Senate
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Dry Decade
Dry Decade
by Charles Merz
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Valiant for truth :Clarence True Wilson and prohibition
Valiant for truth :Clarence True Wilson and prohibition
by Robert Mcneil
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Clarence Darrows Unlikely Friend Wilson
Clarence Darrows Unlikely Friend Wilson
by Mcneil Robert Dean E
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Prohibition Legal & Illegal
Prohibition Legal & Illegal
by Howard Lee Mcbain
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18th Amendment & the Part Played Bby Organized Medicine
18th Amendment & the Part Played Bby Organized Medicine
by Charles Taber Stout
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On & Off the Wagon a Sober Analysis of T
On & Off the Wagon a Sober Analysis of T
by Donald B Chidsey
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Vessel of Wrath the Life & Times of Carr
Vessel of Wrath the Life & Times of Carr
by Robert Lewis Taylor
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Prohibition in Kansas: A History
Prohibition in Kansas: A History
by Robert Smith Bader
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Intemperance: The Lost War Against Liquor
Intemperance: The Lost War Against Liquor
by Larry Engelman
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