Moonshiners and Prohibitionists

Moonshiners and Prohibitionists

The Battle Over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia

eBook - 2011
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Homemade liquor has played a prominent role in the Appalachian economy for nearly two centuries. The region endured profound transformations during the extreme prohibition movements of the nineteenth century, when the manufacturing and sale of alcohol-an integral part of daily life for many Appalachians-was banned. In Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia, Bruce E. Stewart chronicles the social tensions that accompanied the region's early transition from a rural to an urban-industrial economy. Stewart analyzes the dynamic relationship of the bootlegger.
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2011
ISBN: 9780813140094
0813140099
9780813130170
0813130174
Branch Call Number: HJ5021 .S84 2011x
Characteristics: 1 downloadable text file

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