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By Stephen T. Moore

Between 1920 and 1933 the problem of prohibition proved to be the best problem to Canada-U.S. family members. while the U.S. followed nationwide prohibition in 1920—ironically, simply as Canada was once forsaking its personal nationwide and provincial experiments with prohibition—U.S. travelers and funds briskly headed north and Canadian liquor went south. regardless of repeated efforts, americans have been not able to safe Canadian assistance in implementing American prohibition legislation until eventually 1930.
Bootleggers and Borders explores the $64000 yet strangely neglected Canada-U.S. dating within the Pacific Northwest in the course of Prohibition. Stephen T. Moore continues that the explanation Prohibition created such an intractable challenge lies no longer with the connection among Ottawa and Washington DC yet with daily operations skilled on the border point, the place overseas kin are carried out based on diverse tools and principles and are expert via assorted assumptions, identities, and cultural values.
Through an exploration of border kinfolk within the Pacific Northwest, Bootleggers and Borders bargains perception into now not only the Canada-U.S. courting yet also the refined yet very important adjustments within the strategies Canadians and american citizens hired whilst faced with comparable difficulties. finally, British Columbia’s approach to addressing temperance supplied the USA with a version that may turn into primary to its abandonment and alternative of Prohibition. 

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