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The Political Power of Bad Ideas: Networks, Institutions, and the Global Prohibition Wave

Mark Lawrence Schrad

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391237
eISBN:
9780199776856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391237.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book looks at an oddity of modern history — the broad diffusion of temperance legislation in the early 20th century — to make a broad argument about how bad policy ideas achieve international ... More


International Influences on National Alcohol Policymaking

Mark Lawrence Schrad

in The Political Power of Bad Ideas: Networks, Institutions, and the Global Prohibition Wave

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391237
eISBN:
9780199776856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391237.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter weaves together the transnational temperance movement in Chapter 2 with policymaking at the national level in Chapters 3 through 5, by examining the extent to which alcohol control ... More


Fighting the Trade

Graham Neville

in Radical Churchman: Edward Lee Hicks and the New Liberalism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269779
eISBN:
9780191683794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines one of the series of lectures by Edward Hicks's which has been founded to commemorate two of the leading lights of the temperance movement, J. H. Raper and F. R. Lees, titled, ... More


Organizing into Blocs: The Fight for or against Personal Liberty (1866–1887)

Sabine N. Meyer

in We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039355
eISBN:
9780252097409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039355.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the politicization of Minnesota's temperance movement between the end of the Civil War and the passage of a High License Law in 1887. It shows how Minnesota's temperance ... More


Drink and the Devil

Douglas Kerr

in Wilfred Owen's Voices: Language and Community

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198123705
eISBN:
9780191671609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198123705.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Susan Owen was active not only for the British and Foreign Bible Society, but also for the Temperance Society which proved to be second to missionary activity in terms of scale of Evangelical good ... More


Select Men of Sober and Industrious Habits: Alcohol Reform and Social Conflict during the Late Antebellum Period

Bruce E. Stewart

in Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130002
eISBN:
9780813135670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130002.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The temperance movement in western North Carolina began taking root in the 1830s when a growing number of highlanders felt that alcohol impeded the region's economic and moral potential. However, ... More


Liquor in the Land of the Lost Cause: Southern White Evangelicals and the Prohibition Movement

Joe L. Coker

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124711
eISBN:
9780813134727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124711.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The temperance movement first appeared in America in the 1820s as an outgrowth of the same evangelical fervor that fostered a wide range of reform campaigns. Like many of these movements, temperance ... More


The Benevolent Empire of Medicine

Matthew Warner Osborn

in Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226099897
eISBN:
9780226099927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226099927.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter four illuminates the central role that physicians played in the nationwide temperance movement, the importance of temperance to the developing professional identity of American doctors, and ... More


“Do as We Israelites Do”: American Jews and the Gilded Age Temperance Movement

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/9780814720288.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines American Jews' critique of the temperance movement. They dismissed the movement's claim that morally right-minded people never touched a drop, and presented themselves as proof ... More


Introduction

Sabine N. Meyer

in We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039355
eISBN:
9780252097409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039355.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book interrogates the interplay of various identity categories in the development of the temperance movement—America's largest and longest sustained reform movement—from the nineteenth into the ... More


“Westward the Jug of Empire”: The Emergence of a Temperance Movement in Minnesota (1819–1865)

Sabine N. Meyer

in We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039355
eISBN:
9780252097409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039355.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the emergence of a temperance movement in Minnesota during the period 1819–1865. It goes back to Minnesota's preterritorial beginnings where the story about “the Jug of Empire” ... More


Temperance and Teetotalism

Henry Yeomans

in Alcohol and moral regulation: Public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447309932
eISBN:
9781447310013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309932.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the advent of the temperance movement in England and Wales in the late 1820s and its turn to teetotalism in the 1830s. It considers, firstly, the movement’s relationship with ... More


“Putting on the Lid”: The Anti-Saloon League and Its Impact on the Dry Movement (1898–1915)

Sabine N. Meyer

in We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039355
eISBN:
9780252097409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039355.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the Anti-Saloon League's (ASL) impact on the temperance movement in Minnesota during the period 1898–1915. The turn of the century witnessed a nationwide expansion of temperance ... More


“It is Not Enough that the Church Should be Sober”: Drying Up the South, 1880–1915

Joe L. Coker

in Liquor in the Land of the Lost Cause: Southern White Evangelicals and the Prohibition Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124711
eISBN:
9780813134727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124711.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the late 1880s, there was renewed vigor among evangelicals in the South to redeem and transform society by ending intemperance, not just among members of their church, but also among their ... More


A monstrous theory: the politics of prohibition

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The 1830 Beer Act triggered the most intense period of public debate on alcohol since the 1750s and radicalised the temperance movement in Britain. The appearance of prohibitionism would split the ... More


The last tyrant: the rise of temperance

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The single factor which distinguished the Victorian temperance movement from the raft of anti-drink activity that preceded it was the emergence of organised temperance societies. That is, local, and ... More


Defining Boundaries

Tracy B. Strong

in Learning One's Native Tongue: Citizenship, Contestation, and Conflict in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226623191
eISBN:
9780226623368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226623368.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the first half of the nineteenth century a broad set of interconnected movements serve to transform the understanding of citizenship into an increasingly individual basis. The issue of chattel ... More


Civilization Requires Prohibition: The Beginning of the End for the Moonshiners, 1870–1882

Bruce E. Stewart

in Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130002
eISBN:
9780813135670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130002.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During Reconstruction, moonshiners enjoyed a broad base of support from the townspeople who saw their resistance to federal liquor taxation as a just and worthy cause. But by the early 1880s, the ... More


The Pathology of Intemperance

Matthew Warner Osborn

in Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226099897
eISBN:
9780226099927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226099927.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter five charts how and why the medical profession developed and popularized the view that heavy habitual drinking constitutes an incurable physiological disease. In public lectures, journals, ... More


To Root Out a Bad Habit

Andrew F. Smith

in Drinking History: Fifteen Turning Points in the Making of American Beverages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151177
eISBN:
9780231530996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151177.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the impact of the Prohibition on American drinking habits. In 1919, Congress approved the National Prohibition Act, popularly called the Volstead Act, which effectively banned ... More


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