Rum Running and the Roaring Twenties: Prohibition on the Michigan-Ontario Waterway
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BeschreibungUsing police and court records, newspaper accounts, and interviews with those who lived during the time, Philip P. Mason has constructed a fascinating history of life in Michigan during Prohibition. He regales readers with stories of the bungled efforts by officials at every level to control the smuggling and sale of illegal alcohol. Most entertaining are the hundreds of photos capturing the essence of the era: the creative smuggling efforts undertaken by citizens of all walks of life...
PortraitPhilip P. Mason is Distinguished Professor of History at Wayne State University and the former director of the Archives of Labor & Urban Affairs at the Walter P. Reuther Library. He is the author of The Ambassador Bridge and the editor of Copper Country Journal. Professor Mason received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: WAYNE STATE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 1995
Seitenanzahl: 192 Seiten