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Alcoholism in America : from reconstruction to prohibition

Author: Sarah W Tracy
Publisher: Baltimore (Md.) : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Her insights will engage all those interested in America's historic and current battles with addiction.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah W Tracy
ISBN: 0801881196 9780801881190 0801886201 9780801886201
OCLC Number: 493568857
Notes: Table des matières à l'adresse.
Description: 1 v. (XXIII-357 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. Disease Concept(s) of Inebriety2. Cultural Framing of Inebriety3. Institutional Solutions for Inebriety4. Public Inebriate Hospitals and Farm Colonies5. The "Foxborough Experiment"6. Building a Boozatorium7. On the Vice and Disease of InebrietyConclusionNotesIndex
Responsibility: Sarah W. Tracy.

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Fascinating. Tracy's book tells a compelling and revelatory story. New England Journal of Medicine 2006 Any reader interested in the subjects of alcoholism or addiction will find it worthwhile. Read more...

 
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