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The War on Alcohol LIB/e

Prohibition and the Rise of the American State

The War on Alcohol LIB/e( )
Author: McGirr, Lisa
Read by: Postel, Donna
ISBN:979-8-200-77880-5
Publication Date:Mar 2021
Publisher:Tantor Media, Incorporated
Imprint:Tantor Audio
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $69.99
Book Description:

Prohibition has long been portrayed as a "noble experiment" that failed, a newsreel story of glamorous gangsters, flappers, and speakeasies. Now at last Lisa McGirr dismantles this cherished myth to reveal a much more significant history. Prohibition was the seedbed for a pivotal expansion of the federal government, the genesis of our contemporary penal state. Her deeply researched, eye-opening account uncovers patterns of enforcement still familiar today: the war on alcohol was waged...
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