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Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction

Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction  

W. J. Rorabaugh

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2020
Published Online: 
Jan 2020
eISBN: 
9780190280130
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190280109.001.0001
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book
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9780190280109
Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction traces the origins of prohibition back to the evangelical-based voluntary abstinence temperance movement in the early 1800s. It makes ... More
5. Legacies

5. Legacies  

W. J. Rorabaugh

in Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2020
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Jan 2020
eISBN: 
9780190280130
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190280109.003.0006
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chapter
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9780190280109
‘Legacies’ explains that the most important legacy of prohibition in the United States concerned a dramatic change in drinking habits. The raunchy all-male saloon disappeared for good and ... More
Organized Crime: A Very Short Introduction

Organized Crime: A Very Short Introduction  

Georgios A Antonopoulos and Georgios Papanicolaou

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2018
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Feb 2018
eISBN: 
9780191836879
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198795544.001.0001
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book
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9780198795544
Organized Crime: A Very Short introduction examines the people involved in organized crime and questions whether the term ‘organized’ is used to evoke the image, operations, ... More
1. What is organized crime?

1. What is organized crime?  

Georgios A. Antonopoulos and Georgios Papanicolaou

in Organized Crime: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2018
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Feb 2018
eISBN: 
9780191836879
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198795544.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198795544
Organized crime seems a tangible, inescapable issue in today’s world, but despite some agreement on its characteristics, there is no uncontested definition of it. ‘What is organized crime?’ ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

W. J. Rorabaugh

in Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2020
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Jan 2020
eISBN: 
9780190280130
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190280109.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780190280109
From 1920 to 1933 the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution banned the production, sale, or transportation of alcoholic beverages. The Introduction explains that this VSI ... More
1. Drinking and temperance

1. Drinking and temperance  

W. J. Rorabaugh

in Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2020
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Jan 2020
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9780190280130
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190280109.003.0002
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chapter
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9780190280109
‘Drinking and temperance’ describes the history of alcohol consumption in the United States and the introduction of the temperance movement. From the earliest European settlers to the ... More
3. Prohibition

3. Prohibition  

W. J. Rorabaugh

in Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2020
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Jan 2020
eISBN: 
9780190280130
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190280109.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190280109
January 16, 1920 was the last day that Americans could legally buy a drink before both the Eighteenth Amendment and the Volstead Act went into effect. Whenever a substance is banned, the ... More
4. Repeal

4. Repeal  

W. J. Rorabaugh

in Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2020
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Jan 2020
eISBN: 
9780190280130
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190280109.003.0005
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chapter
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9780190280109
By the late Twenties, Americans increasingly recognized that prohibition could not work, but getting the political system to tackle the issue was hard. ‘Repeal’ explains that it would take ... More
2. The dry crusade

2. The dry crusade  

W. J. Rorabaugh

in Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2020
Published Online: 
Jan 2020
eISBN: 
9780190280130
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190280109.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190280109
‘The dry crusade’ describes the increasing number of anti-liquor reformers who wanted state and national prohibition. Key groups were the Women’s Crusade and Woman’s Christian Temperance ... More

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