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Author Fletcher, Holly Berkley.

Title Gender and the American temperance movement of the nineteenth century / Holly Berkley Fletcher
Published New York : Routledge, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 189 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in American popular history and culture
American popular history and culture (Routledge (Firm))
Contents Self-made men : temperance, identity, and authority in Antebellum America -- Temperance counter-cultures and the coming of the civil war -- Let patriots join hands : the Civil War and the war on alcohol -- Crusading women : the creation of a new temperance icon -- A knitting together of hearts : the Crusader, the WCTU, and the building of a temperance coalition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-185) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Gender identity -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Men -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Sex role -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Temperance -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203932579 (electronic bk.)
9780203932575 (electronic bk.)