Welcome to the ADHS

The online home of the ADHS Daily Register and The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs: An Interdisciplinary Journal (SHAD). This page is updated regularly with news, publications, or resources of interest to members of our group.  We encourage you to check back often. 

Click here for information on the 2014 AHA in Washington DC.

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The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs and the Rehab Industry

The above heading is the title of Dr. Lance Dodes and Zachary Dodes new book, 2014, Beacon Press. Here’s the link to an article about it posted four days ago that already has 450 comments!

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19th Century American Temperance Drama

Hughes, Amy E. Spectacles of Reform: Theater and Activism in Nineteenth-Century America. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2012. Examines temperance, antislavery, and early woman’s rights drama through attention to their delivery of spectacle.

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The State of American Beer: What’s rising, what’s fading, and what people are really drinking

Atlantic article by John Tierney (courtesy of Maureen Ogle who criticizes Tierney’s pie charts).


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German immigrant anarchists and beer halls (book)

Tom Goyens, Beer and Revolution: The German Anarchist Movement in New York City, 1880-1914 (paperback edition, University of Illinois Press, forthcoming 2014).  First published in 2007.


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Pot vending machine in Colorado

Limited to purchasers of medical marijuana.


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Temperance in north of Ireland (postgraduate research)

Órfhlaith Campbell (Open University), postgraduate research: temperance movements in the north of Ireland: philanthropy, politics and the Irish Temperance League, 1850s-1970s.

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