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Introduction

  • Hanna Samir Kassab
  • Jonathan D. Rosen
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Abstract

Throughout history, laws of prohibition have existed to protect people alongside a legitimate, free market; yet illicit markets have developed and flourished. This chapter examines historical attempts at prohibition throughout human history and, relatively more recently, prohibition of alcohol at the beginning of the twentieth century.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hanna Samir Kassab
    • 1
  • Jonathan D. Rosen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceNorthern Michigan UniversityMarquetteUSA
  2. 2.Holy Family UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

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