By Ian Tyrrell
In describing the paintings of Mary Leavitt, Jessie Ackermann, and different temperance crusaders at the overseas scene, Tyrrell identifies the tensions generated through clash among the WCTU's universalist schedule and its personal model of an ideologically and religiously established kind of cultural imperialism. The union embraced a global and sometimes ecumenical imaginative and prescient that incorporated a critique of Western materialism and imperialism. yet, even as, its project necessarily promoted Anglo-American cultural practices and Protestant evangelical ideals deemed morally greater through the WCTU.
Tyrrell additionally considers, from a comparative viewpoint, the atypical hyperlinks among feminism, social reform, and evangelical faith in Anglo-American tradition that made it so tricky for the WCTU to export its imaginative and prescient of a woman-centered challenge to different cultures. Even in different Western states, forging hyperlinks among feminism and religiously dependent temperance reform was once made almost most unlikely via spiritual, classification, and cultural boundaries. hence, the WCTU finally failed in its efforts to accomplish a sober and natural international, even if its contributors considerably formed the values of these nations within which it excercised robust influence.
As and urgently wanted historical past of the 1st largescale around the world women's association and non-denominational evangelical establishment, Woman's international / Woman's Empire could be a worthy source to students within the fields of women's reports, faith, heritage, and alcohol and temperance studies.
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