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No Saloon in the Valley

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Description for No Saloon in the Valley Hardcover. Covers an intriguing and neglected aspect of Texas cultural history - the confluence of social strategies that fuelled the Texas prohibition movement. This title contends that Texas prohibitionists developed a southern strategy that characterised prohibition as a reform movement with southern roots in Texas soil. Num Pages: 160 pages, b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1KBBSX; 3JH; HBJK; HBLL; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 159 x 18. Weight in Grams: 410.
In this engaging study, James D. Ivy recovers an intriguing and neglected aspect of Texas cultural history - the confluence of social strategies that fueled the Texas prohibition movement. In particular, Ivy contends that Texas prohibitionists developed a southern strategy that characterized prohibition as a reform movement with southern roots in Texas soil. These prohibitionists overtly distanced themselves from northern evangelical reformers that had championed abolition, religious radicalism, or feminism in order to appeal to male voters anxious about their role in post-Reconstruction southern society. While their strategy succeeded insofar as it was able to gain the support of a ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Baylor University Press United States
Number of pages
150
Condition
New
Number of Pages
160
Place of Publication
Waco, United States
ISBN
9780918954879
SKU
V9780918954879
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About James D. Ivy
James D Ivy, Ph.D. teaches history at San Antonio College and holds a Ph.D. in History of American Civilization from Harvard University.

Reviews for No Saloon in the Valley
No Saloon in the Valley is a wise exploration of the prohibition movement at the grassroots. As a cultural and social historian, James Ivy is admirably sensitive to the tangled skein of religion, honor, race, gender, and regionalism that made up the Texas controversies over the liquor traffic. Finally we have a history in which Tejanos and African Americans ... Read more

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