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Dry Manhattan

Prohibition in New York City

by Michael A. Lerner

Hardcover, 351 pages, Harvard Univ Pr, List Price: $28.95 |

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Presents a study of the impact of Prohibition on New York, describing how it led to a clash between proponents of personal liberty and advocates of societal reform and how officials were unable to enforce the ban on alcohol.

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'Dry Manhattan' Traces Prohibition's Failure

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