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Smugglers, bootleggers, and scofflaws : prohibition and New York City

Author: Ellen NicKenzie Lawson
Publisher: Albany, New York : Excelsior editions, State University of New York Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen NicKenzie Lawson
ISBN: 9781438448169 1438448163 1461944708 9781461944706
OCLC Number: 819531707
Description: xvi, 158 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue --
New York's Rum Row --
Long Island, Brooklyn, Staten Island and New Jersey --
Landfall Manhattan --
The Broadway Mob --
Scofflaw City --
Unprecedented Repeal : the 21st Amendment --
Manahachtanienk --
Appendix: Selected Primary Documents.
Responsibility: Ellen NicKenzie Lawson.


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New information on Prohibition and NYC

by EllenLawson (WorldCat user published 2013-12-03) Excellent Permalink

This  book, with full-page photographs, detailed footnotes, and an appendix with primary documents, is a compact history with a new interpretation for the failure of Prohibition, focusing on the role of New York City in providing an effective little-known resistance movement to the increasingly...
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