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Davis, Marni
Jews and booze : becoming American in the age of prohibition / Marni Davis
New York : New York University Press, c2012
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 3rd Floor  HV5185 .D38 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Jews -- Alcohol use -- United States -- Attitudes
Alcoholic beverage industry -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Alcoholic beverage industry -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Alcohol -- Law and legislation -- United States
Subject United States -- Ethnic relations
Physical Description x, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-245) and index
Contents Setting up shop: Jews becoming Americans in the nineteenth-century alcohol trade -- Do as we Israelites do: American Jews and the gilded-age temperance movement -- Kosher wine and Jewish saloons: new Jewish immigrants enter the American alcohol trade -- An "unscrupulous Jewish type of mind": Jewish alcohol entrepreneurs and their critics -- Rabbis and other bootleggers: Jews as prohibition-era alcohol entrepreneurs -- The law of the land is the law: Jews respond to the Volstead Act
Series Goldstein-Goren series in American Jewish history

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