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Author Stewart, Bruce E.

Title Moonshiners and prohibitionists : the battle over alcohol in southern Appalachia / Bruce E. Stewart.

Published Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [2011]
©2011

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 UniM Bail  364.133209756 STEW    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 325 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series New directions in southern history.
New directions in southern history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [283]-313) and index.
Contents The beginnings of antialcohol reform, 1790-1860 -- "This country improves in cultivation, wickedness, mills, and still" : distilling and drinking during the antebellum period -- Select men of sober and industrious habits : alcohol reform and social conflict during the late antebellum period -- The golden age of moonshining, 1861-1876 -- "Is there any way to get at the distillers?" : the fall and rise of the moonshiners, 1861-1868 -- "They tax us and give us negro civil rights" : moonshiner violence and the politics of federal liquor taxation, 1868-1876 -- The road to prohibition, 1870-1908 -- Civilization requires prohibition : the beginning of the end for the moonshiners, 1870-1882 -- "These big-boned, semi-barbarian people" : creation of the myth of violent Appalachia and its consequences, 1878-1890 -- "Afloat on the tide of improvement" : the uplift movement and rise of prohibition sentiment in rural communities, 1885-1900 -- "Wilt thou send the revenues down upon the distillers" : a political history of prohibition, 1882-1908.
Subject Distilling, Illicit -- North Carolina -- History -- 18th century.
Distilling, Illicit -- North Carolina -- History -- 19th century.
Prohibition -- North Carolina -- History -- 18th century.
Prohibition -- North Carolina -- History -- 19th century.
North Carolina -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
North Carolina -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780813130002 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
081313000X (hbk. : acid-free paper)
9780813130170 (ebk.)
0813130174 (ebk.)