Battling Demon Rum
The Struggle for A Dry America, 1800-1933Book - 1998
A narrative account of the fight to regulate alcohol, from roughly 1800 to the repeal of national prohibition in 1933. An intriguing tale of social reform and of the limits of government-imposed morality. The best short history available of the politics and practices of American temperance reform....Highly recommended. --Library Journal. American Ways Series.
Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, c1998
Characteristics: xv, 207 p. ; 22 cm