Dry Manhattan

Dry Manhattan

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In 1919, the United States made its boldest attempt at social reform: Prohibition. This qnoble experimentq was aggressively promoted, and spectacularly unsuccessful, in New York City. In the first major work on Prohibition in a quarter century, and the only full history of Prohibition in the era's most vibrant city, Lerner describes a battle between competing visions of the United States that encompassed much more than the freedom to drink.Adams, Franklin P., 273 Adler, Cyrus, 123 African Americans:earnings of, 205a€“206; in Harlem, 144, 199;nightclub trade and ... against the Prohibition Amendment ( AAPA), 189, 230a€“233, 250, 276, 278 Association Opposed to National Prohibition, 38, anbsp;...

Title:Dry Manhattan
Author: Michael A. LERNER
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2009-06-30

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