The Rise and Fall of Prohibition by Charles Hanson Towne

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Author Towne, Charles Hanson, 1877-1949
LoC No. 23006819
Title The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
The Human Side of What the Eighteenth Amendment and the Volstead Act Have Done to the United States
Contents The phenomenon of Prohibition -- Our great unhappiness -- Our endless chain of laws -- Too much "Verboten" -- Making the world safe for de-mockery-cy -- The infamous Volstead Act -- A triumvirate against Prohibition -- "The fear for thee, my country" -- Drying up the ocean -- The Mullan-Gage Law, the Van Ness Act and the Hobert Act -- Bootlegging and graft -- "Don't joke about Prohibition" -- How Canada has solved the liquor problem -- Crime and drunkenness -- The literary digest's canvass -- Literature and Prohibition -- America today -- Other reforms -- Is Europe going dry? -- What are we going to do about it?
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Language English
LoC Class HV: Social sciences: Social pathology, Social and Public Welfare
Subject United States. Constitution. 18th Amendment
Subject Prohibition -- United States
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EBook-No. 60617
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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