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The Resource Liberated spirits : two women who battled over Prohibition, Hugh Ambrose, with John Schuttler

Liberated spirits : two women who battled over Prohibition, Hugh Ambrose, with John Schuttler

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Liberated spirits : two women who battled over Prohibition
Title
Liberated spirits
Title remainder
two women who battled over Prohibition
Statement of responsibility
Hugh Ambrose, with John Schuttler
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eng
Summary
The passage of the 18th Amendment (banning the sale of alcohol) and the 19th (women's suffrage) in the same year is no coincidence. These two Constitutional Amendments enabled women to redefine themselves and their place in society in a way historians have neglected to explore. Liberated Spirits describes how the fight both to pass and later to repeal Prohibition was driven by women, as exemplified by two remarkable women in particular. With fierce drive and acumen, Mabel Willebrandt transcended the tremendous hurdles facing women lawyers and was appointed Assistant Attorney General. Though never a Prohibition campaigner, once in office she zealously pursued enforcement despite a corrupt and ineffectual agency. Wealthy Pauline Sabin had no formal education in law or government but she too fought entrenched discrimination to rise in the ranks of the Republican Party. While Prohibition meant little to her personally--aristocrats never lost access to booze--she seized the fight to repeal it as a platform to bring newly enfranchised women into the political process and compete on an equal footing with men. Along with a colorful cast of supporting characters, from rumrunners and Prohibition agents on the take to senators and feuding society matrons, Liberated Spirits brings the Roaring Twenties to life in a brand new way
Summary
Examines the links between the 18th and 19th Amendments that led to their passages in the same year, sharing insights into the roles of women contributors, including Mabel Willebrandt and Pauline Sabin, in the campaigns to pass and repeal Prohibition
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10732689
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DLC
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Ambrose, Hugh
Dewey number
344.7305/41
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Schuttler, John
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True
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  • Willebrandt, Mabel Walker
  • Davis, Dwight
  • Davis, Dwight
  • Willebrandt, Mabel Walker
  • Prohibition
  • Women
  • United States
  • Prohibition
  • Women
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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two women who battled over Prohibition
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Liberated spirits : two women who battled over Prohibition, Hugh Ambrose, with John Schuttler
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
1970305
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9780451414649
Lccn
2017052487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780451414649
  • (OCoLC)1013497639
Label
Liberated spirits : two women who battled over Prohibition, Hugh Ambrose, with John Schuttler
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1970305
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9780451414649
Lccn
2017052487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780451414649
  • (OCoLC)1013497639

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