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American Jews, the WCTU, and the temperance movement (article)

Marni Davis, "'No Whisky Amazons in the Tents of Israel': American Jews and the Gilded Age Temperance Movement," American Jewish History 94/3 (September 2008).  Davis is writing a book (tentatively entitled Jews and Booze, to be published by New York University Press) on the involvement (real and imagined) of Jews in the liquor business in the decades leading up to National Prohibition.

Posted by David Fahey on December 10, 2009 at 04:47 PM in Religion, Temperance, United States | Permalink