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Alcohol : the world's favorite drug

Author: Griffith Edwards
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books : St. Martin's Griffin, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st St. Martin's Griffin edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Griffith Edwards
ISBN: 0312302363 9780312302368
OCLC Number: 53915488
Notes: Originally published: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2000.
Description: viii, 230 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Note --
Alcohol, what is it? --
Alcohol, myths and metaphors --
Short history of drunkenness --
Thomas Nashe's menagerie --
Alcohol is a drug of dependence --
American Prohibition experiment --
Calling alcoholism a disease --
Alcoholics Anonymous --
In the name of treatment --
Mysterious essences of treatment --
Once an alcoholic ... --
Molecule as medicine --
Drinker's dilemma --
Ambiguous futures.
Responsibility: Griffith Edwards.

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