(see also Alcohol Trade & Abuse)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Temperance & Prohibition. Historical material on these movements in 19th & early 20th-c. US.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Blocker, Jack S. Jr. American Temperance Movements: Cycles of Reform (Boston: Twayne, 1989).
Bordin, Ruth. Women & Temperance: The Quest for Power & Liberty, 1873-1900 (Philadelphia: Temple U, 1981).
Dannenbaum, Jed. Drink & Disorder: Temperance Reform in Cincinnati from the Washingtonian Revival to the WCTU (Urbana: U. Illinois, 1984).
Epstein, Barbara Leslie. The Politics of Domesticity: Women, Evangelism & Temperance in 19th-c. America (Middletown CT: Wesleyan, 1981).
Fahey, David M. Temperance & Racism: John Bull, Johnny Reb, & the Good Templars (Lexington: U. Kentucky, 1996).
Giele, Janet Zollinger. Two Paths to Women's Equality: Temperance, Suffrage, & the Origins of Modern Feminism (NY: Twayne, 1995).
Gusfield, Joseph R. Symbolic Crusade: Status Politics & the American Temperance Movement (Urbana: U. Illinois, 1963).
Hamm, Richard F. Shaping the 18th Amendment: Temperance Reform, Legal Culture, & the Polity, 1880-1920 (Chapel Hill: U. North Carolina, 1995).
Hampel, Robert L. Temperance & Prohibition in Massachusetts, 1813-1852 (Ann Arbor: UMI Research, 1982).
Harrison, Brian Howard. Drink & the Victorians: The Temperance Question in England, 1815-1872  (2nd ed.; Staffordshire: Keele U, 1994).
Herlihy, Patricia. Strategies of Sobriety: Temperance Movements in Russia, 1880-1914 (Washington: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1990).
Longmate, Norman. The Waterdrinkers: A History of Temperance (London: Hamilton, 1968).
Malcolm, Elizabeth. "Ireland Sober, Ireland Free": Drink & Temperance in 19th C. Ireland (NY: Gill & Macmillan, 1986).
Mattingly, Carol. Well-Tempered Women: 19th-c. Temperance Rhetoric (Carbondale: Southern Illinois U, 1998).
__________ (ed.) Water Drops from Women Writers: A Temperance Reader (Carbondale: Southern Illinois U, 2001).
Morone, James. Hellfire Nation: The Politics of Sin in American History (New Haven: Yale, 2003). Engaging & informative though surprisingly ahistorical & secularist exploration of moral tradition in radicalism left & right.
Murdock, Catherine Gilbert. Domesticating Drink: Women, Men & Alcohol in America, 1870-1940 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1998).
Reynolds, David S. & Debra J. Rosenthal (eds.) The Serpent in the Cup:Temperance in American Literature (Amherst: U. Massachusetts, 1997).
Roberts, James S. Drink, Temperance & the Working Class in 19th-c. Germany (Boston: Allen & Unwin, 1984).
Rowntree, Joseph & Arthur Sherwell. The Temperance Problem & Social Reform (7th ed.; NY: Truslove, Hanson & Comba, 1900).
Tyrrell, Ian R. Woman's World/Woman's Empire: The Woman's Christian Temperance Union in International Perspective, 1880-1930 (Chapel Hill: U. North Carolina, 1991).