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Drunken comportment : a social explanation

Author: Craig MacAndrew; Robert B Edgerton
Publisher: Clinton Corners, N.Y. : Percheron Press, ©2003.
Series: Foundations of anthropology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Percheron Press pbk. edView all editions and formats

From the Foreword to the Percheron Press Edition:'[O]ne of only a few books that can truly be said to have had a major impact on our understanding of alcohol use and its outcomes.'


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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Craig MacAndrew; Robert B Edgerton
ISBN: 0971958769 9780971958760
OCLC Number: 476047882
Notes: Originally published: Chicago : Aldine Pub. Co., [1969].
Description: xii, 197 s. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Foreword to the Percheron Press Edition, Dwight B. Heath1. The Conventional Wisdom2. "Some People Can Really Hold Their Liquor"3. "Now-You-See-It-Now-You-Don't": The Sway of Time and Circumstances over Drunken Comportment 4. Disinhibition and the Within-Limits Clause: The Problem of Drunken Changes-for-the-Worse5. Drunkenness as Time Out: An Alternative Solution6. "Indians Can't Hold Their Liquor" A: The Conventional Wisdom and the Puzzles7. "Indians Can't Hold Their Liquor" B: Our Formulation Applied8. Some Concluding RemarksReferencesIndex
Series Title: Foundations of anthropology.
Responsibility: Craig MacAndrew and Robert B. Edgerton ; with a new foreword by Dwight B. Heath.
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