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Hoffman, Aaron

Dr. Hoffman is an Associate Professor of History at the Community College of Allegheny County, PA. He received his Ph.D. in History at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland.

Temperance Movement in Aberdeen, Scotland 1838-1845
2012 0-7734-2582-9
A first time historical analysis and case study of the Temperance Movement in the mid-19th century Scotland, focusing on Aberdeen. The main focus of the book is to examine who the temperance reformers were but also what motivated them. By drawing from local newspapers, writings, and speeches and studying the rhetoric that the temperance movement used, the book also shows that the movement was not one uniform movement and that it was shaped by religious, political, industrial, and urban influences.