Myths about the temperance movement (article)

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “On Prohibition’s 100th Anniversary, Here’s a Distillation of 3 Myths about the Temperance Movement,”Washington Post, 1 Aug. 2017.

A political scientist who focuses on modern Russia, Schrad is currently writing a global history of prohibition.  See also Schrad, “The Transnational Temperance Community,” in Marie-Laure Djelic and Sigrid Quack, Transnational Communities(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010). This essay is based on chapter two in his book, The Political Power of Bad Ideas: Networks, Institutions, and the Global Prohibition Wave (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010).

 

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Should historians of temperance emphasize the drink “traffic”? (article)

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “Rethinking Prohibition’s ‘Puritan’ Origins on 100th Anniversary,” (Charleston) Post & Courier, 6 Aug. 2017. Reprinted from Washington Post.  A political scientist who focuses on modern Russia, Schrad is currently writing a global history of prohibition.  See also Schrad, “The Transnational Temperance Community,” in Marie-Laure Djelic and Sigrid Quack, Transnational Communities(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010). This essay is based on chapter two in his book, The Political Power of Bad Ideas: Networks, Institutions, and the Global Prohibition Wave (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010).