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The us prohibition experiment: myths, history and implications prohibition of alcohol in the united states ended more than 60 years ago, yet the lessons of the. A new history of prohibition on alcohol: prohibition and the rise of the american state that prohibition was anything but a historical outlier. Throughout the history of alcohol, epidemics of destructive drinking have one such era was the rapid industrialization of the united states in.
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