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The Case of the Constable’s Nose: Policing Prohibition in Bombay

Rohit De

in A People's Constitution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174433
eISBN:
9780691185132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174433.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the litigation over the imposition of a draconian Prohibition regime on Bombay. The Prohibition laws in Bombay and other provinces, brought in to enforce Article 47 of the ... More


Rabbis and Other Bootleggers: Jews as Prohibition-Era Alcohol Entrepreneurs

Marni Davis

in Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720288
eISBN:
9780814744093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720288.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the Jews' bootlegging activities, with particular attention to the “rabbinic wine scandals” engendered by the Volstead Act's sacramental wine dispensation. Prohibition ... More


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