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Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition

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At the turn of the century, American Jews and prohibitionists viewed one another with growing suspicion. Jews believed that all Americans had the right to sell and consume alcohol, while prohibitionists insisted that alcohol commerce and consumption posed a threat to the nation's morality and security. The two groups possessed incompatible visions of what it meant to be a productive and patriotic Americanoand in 1920, when the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution made alcohol commerce illegal, Jews discovered that anti ...

Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition 2014, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781479882441

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Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition 2012, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814720288

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