Dry Manhattan (Kobo eBook)

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In 1919, the United States made its boldest attempt at social reform: Prohibition. This "noble experiment" 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.

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ISBN-13: 9780674040090
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication Date: June 29th, 2009