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The Washingtonians & Alcoholics Anonymous

The Washingtonians & Alcoholics Anonymous

three classic reprints commemorating the 150th anniversary of The 1842 Washingtonian book.

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Published by Bishop of Books in Wheeling, W. Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Washingtonian Temperance Society of Baltimore.,
    • Alcoholics Anonymous.,
    • Temperance -- United States -- Societies, etc.,
    • Alcoholics -- Rehabilitation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesWashingtonians and Alcoholics Anonymous., Washingtonians & AA., Washingtonians and AA.
      ContributionsZug, John., Maxwell, Milton A., Blumberg, Leonard U., 1920-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5287.W37 W37 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 123 p. :
      Number of Pages123
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1469519M
      ISBN 101877686050
      LC Control Number93131312
      OCLC/WorldCa30304517


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The Washingtonians not only had many of the best features of Alcoholics Anonymous, but, I’ll argue, were even better in some ways. Comparison With Alcoholics Anonymous References. The Washingtonians - Chapter VI - The Temperance Reform and its Great Reformers Excerpted from The Temperance Reform and its Great Reformers by Rev.

W.H. Daniels, A.M., published 3. An adequate, clear-cut program of recovery. - Another great asset of Alcoholics Anonymous is the ideology which forms the content and context of its program of recovery, and which has received clear and attractive expression in the book Alcoholics Anonymous (24).

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Grapevine (A.A. Preamble only). Sorting and rendering passages in the proprietary format of the and More concordance does not in any way imply affiliation with or. The demise of the Washingtonian Society did not result in every member getting drunk. Many sought support elsewhere, thousands of former Washingtonians flooding the ranks of the Sons of Temperance, and any other groups with branches in their localities.

In Part 2, we will look at a Boston club remarkably similar to Alcoholics Anonymous. A Freethinker in Alcoholics Anonymous has a chapter, “Washingtonian Forebears of Alcoholics Anonymous”.

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The Washingtonians became so thoroughly extinct that, some 50 years later in when William Griffith Wilson and Dr. Robert Smith joined together in forming Alcoholics Anonymous, neither of them had ever heard of the Washingtonians.

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