Shaping the Eighteenth Amendment: Temperance Reform, Legal Culture, and the Polity, 1880-1920

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 1995 - 341 páginas
Richard Hamm examines prohibitionists' struggle for reform from the late nineteenth century to their great victory in securing passage of the Eighteenth Amendment. Because the prohibition movement was a quintessential reform effort, Hamm uses it as a case

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REFORMERS AND THE POLITY
1
RADICALS AND THE POLITY
17
THE RADICAL PROHIBITION MOVEMENT AND THE LIQUOR INDUSTRY
19
LIQUOR AND INTERSTATE COMMERCE COURT AND CONGRESS
56
THE FEDERAL LIQUOR TAX AND THE RADICAL PROHIBITIONISTS
92
PRAGMATISTS AND THE POLITY
121
THE TRANSFORMATION OF PROHIBITIONIST MEANS
123
THE LIQUOR TAX AND THE PRAGMATIC PROHIBITIONISTS
155
INTERSTATE COMMERCE PRAGMATIC PROHIBITIONISTS AND FEDERAL POWER IN THE PROGRESSIVE ERA
175
COMMERCE PRAGMATIC PROHIBITIONISTS AND CONGRESS
203
A DRY NATION
227
THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE POLITY TO REFORMS AND THE LEGACY OF CONCURRENT POWER DURING NATIONAL PROHIBITION
256
SOURCES AND TEXTUAL CONVENTIONS
273
NOTES
275
INDEX
337
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Richard F. Hamm is assistant professor of history at the State University of New York at Albany.

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