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Drunkard's Progress: Narratives of Addiction, Despair, and Recovery

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"Twelve-step" recovery programs for a wide variety of addictive behaviors have become tremendously popular in the 1990s. According to John W. Crowley, the origin of these movements—including Alcoholics Anonymous—lies in the Washingtonian Temperance Society, founded in Baltimore in the 1840s. In lectures, pamphlets, and books (most notably John B. Gough's Autobiography, pub ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published January 21st 1999 by Johns Hopkins University Press (first published 1999)
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a college read for a history course I was taking. it's actually not as bad as you might think.
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