Join the Conversation

Join the Conversation

Sign up today to hear about books and authors from an independent bookstore near you.

Jews and Booze

Jews and Booze Cover

Jews and Booze

Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition

By Marni Davis

New York University Press, Hardcover, 9780814720288, 272pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2012

Advertisement
Description
- -A provocative study.- - Publishers Weekly - -A fascinating, nuanced social history.- - Kirkus - -Lively, well-researched, and comprehensive.- - Jonathan D. Sarna, author of American Judaism - -Imaginatively conceived, fiercely researched, beautifully written.- - Stephen J. Whitfield, author In Search of American Jewish Culture - -Groundbreaking study... deftly blends social and cultural history.- - Tony Michels, author of A Fire in Their Hearts - -Engrossing and well-written.- - Jewish Book Council - -Thoughtful, instructive, and often insightful.- - The New York Times Book Review - -A comprehensive look at a little-discussed historical subject.- - Jenny Hendrix, Forward - -Fascinating, academically sophisticated, and superbly written.- - Tablet Magazine - -Informative and entertaining.- - Glen C. Altschuler, San Francisco Chronicle - -Touches on a most important topic... fascinating work.- - David Geffen, International Jerusalem Post - -Interesting, anecdotes, facts and figures... charming history to make the reader thirsty for another round.- - Evan Rail, Times Literary Supplement -An excellent book... A complex and sophisticated narrative.- - Journal of American History


About the Author
Marni Davis is Assistant Professor of History at Georgia State University.
Advertisement