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Author Thompson, Harold Jr

Title A Most Stirring and Significant Episode : Religion and the Rise and Fall of Prohibition in Black Atlanta, 1865-1887
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (289 pages)
Series Northern Illinois University Press - Drugs and Alcohol
Northern Illinois University Press - Drugs and Alcohol
Contents Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Timeline; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I- Messengers from the North; chapter 1 -- "Our Enterprise Flows from the Gospel of Christ; Chapter 2 -- The Message Trickles South; Chapter 3 -- The Trickle Becomes a Flood; Part II -- Reformers in the South; Chapter 4 -- Taking Ownership; Chapter 5 -- "The Most Enthusiastic Election Ever Held in This Country"; Chapter 6 -- The "Dry" Years, 1885-1887; Chapter 7 -- Prohibition Revisited; Afterword; Appendix I -- Biographical Sketches of Key Personalities
Appendix II -- Regulating Atlanta's Liquor Industry, 1865-1907Notes to Introduction; Notes to Chapter 1 -- "Our Enterprise Flows from the Gospel of Christ; Notes to Chapter 2 -- The Message Trickles South; Notes to Chapter 3 -- The Trickle Becomes a Flood; Notes to Chapter 4 -- Taking Ownership; Notes to Chapter 5 -- "The Most Enthusiastic Election Ever Held in This Country"; Notes to Chapter 6 -- The "Dry" Years, 1885-1887; Notes to Chapter 7 -- Prohibition Revisited; Notes to Afterwords; Notes to Appendix II; Works Cited; Index
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Subject African Americans -- Alcohol use -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 19th century
African Americans -- Religion -- History -- 19th century
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 19th century
Prohibition -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 19th century
Temperance and religion -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 19th century
Temperance -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 19th century
African Americans -- Alcohol use.
African Americans -- Religion.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
Prohibition.
Temperance and religion.
Temperance.
Georgia -- Atlanta.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1501756672
160909073X
9781501756672
9781609090739