For an obituary and appreciation, see Scott C. Martin in today’s Points.

Here is a brief summary.

Bill Rorabaugh was emeritus professor of history, University of Washington, and a past president of the ADHS.  Of his many books, those dealing with alcohol or drugs are The Alcoholic Republic: An American Tradition (1979), American Hippies (2015), and Prohibition: A Concise History (2018).