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Prohibition and politics

turbulent decades in Tennessee, 1885-1920

by Isaac, Paul E.

  • 133 Want to read
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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tennessee,
  • Tennessee.
    • Subjects:
    • Prohibition -- Tennessee,
    • Temperance,
    • Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 269-274.

      Statement[by] Paul E. Isaac.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5090.T2 I75
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 301 p.
      Number of Pages301
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5945799M
      LC Control Number65017347
      OCLC/WorldCa264528

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OCLC Number: Description: xi, p. 24 cm. Contents: Regulating a legitimate business, --Arming for the temperance battle --Constitutional prohibition rejected --The Prohibition Party in Tennessee --The local prohibition movement before --Extension of the Four Mile Law --Temperance, Carmack, and Patterson --Attack on the cities --The drive for state-wide prohibition.

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