Youth and The Pressing Problem of Liquor, A Guide for Discussion (Six Lessons); For Use With Youth Groups In – Institutes, Assemblies, Local Church Groups, Etc.

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Patterson, D. Stewart

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Patterson, D. Stewart. Youth and The Pressing Problem of Liquor, A Guide for Discussion (Six Lessons); For Use With Youth Groups In – Institutes, Assemblies, Local Church Groups, Etc. Washington DC: The Board of Temperance of The Methodist Church, 1939. First printing. pp. 32. 8vo. Illustrated beige stapled card covers. Section headings include: ‘There Is No Escape’; ‘Claims and Counter-claims’; ‘Evasion of Solution’; ‘Experience of the Race’; ‘Cumulative Social Evidence’; ‘What Has Science to Say’; ‘Our Moden Mechanized Life’; ‘Fit or Misfit’; ‘Must we Drink’. A booklet published seven years following the end of prohibition in the United States with the stated aim of eliminating alcohol consumption. Neat ink name and inscription to the top of front cover, contents remain clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding; near fine. “This Outline makes no attempt to present an exhaustive study of the whole, or any one phase of the liquour problem. Primarily, it is intended to help the group face the problem as a whole, to see it from various angles, and to see it as a problem large enough and important enough to enlist their keenest thinking and most intelligent action.” Scarce with OCLC indicating only two known copies of this title. OCLC # 39903195. Stapled Wraps. (#636) $75.00