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Author Fahey, David M.

Title Temperance and racism : John Bull, Johnny Reb, and the Good Templars / David M. Fahey
Published Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©2015


Description 1 online resource (232 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 The Templars; 2 The Adversaries; 3 The Road to Louisville; 4 The Great Schism; 5 The Black Templars; Illustrations follow page; 6 The Reunion; Conclusion; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary One hundred twenty years ago, the Independent Order of Good Templars was the world's largest, most militant, and most evangelical organization hostile to alcoholic drink. Standing in the forefront of the international temperance movement, it was recognized worldwide as a potent social and moral force. Temperance and Racism restores the Templars, now an almost forgotten footnote in American and British social history, to a position of prominence within the temperance movement. The group's ideology of universal membership made it unique among fraternal organizations in the late nineteenth centur
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Subject International Order of Good Templars -- History
International Order of Good Templars -- Membership -- History
International Order of Good Templars
Race discrimination.
racial discrimination.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure.
HISTORY -- General.
Membership requirements
Race discrimination
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780813161518