Prohibition has long been portrayed as a "noble experiment" that failed, a newsreel story of glamorous gangsters, flappers and speakeasies. Now Lisa McGirr dismantles this myth to reveal a much more significant history. Prohibition was the seedbed for a pivotal expansion of the federal government and the genesis of America's contemporary penal state.
Product code: AWNVH
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Dimensions: 21.2cm x 17.4cm
Publish date: 10/01/2017
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