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The Temperance Movement

The Alcoholic Republic, an American tradition

Rorabaugh, W.J.. (Oxford University Press, 1979)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5291 .R67

American Temperance Movements: cycles of reform.

Blocker, Jack S.. (Twayne, 1989)

Battling Demon Rum: the struggle for a dry America, 1800-1933.

Pegram, Thomas. (Ivan R. Dee, 1998)

Drunkard's progress : narratives, of addiction, dispair, and recovery.

Crowley, John William. (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999)

The Serpent in the Cup: temperance in American Literature

Reynolds, David S.. (University of Massachusetts Press, 1997)

Discusses a genre that grew up around the temperance movement in the 19th century.  These 'temperance narratives' detailed the fall and usually the redemption of the drunkard narrator.  Often full of gory details--these were avidly read by the public.

Sobering up:from temperance to prohibition in antebellum America, 1800-1860.

Tyrrell, Ian. (Greenwood Press, 1979)

Symbolic crusade; status politics and the American temperance movement.

Gusfield, Joseph R.. (University of Illinois Press, 1963)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5292 .G8

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