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Published by R. E. Krieger in Huntington, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Alcoholism -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementHarrison M. Trice.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV5292 .T7 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 152 p. ;
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4536647M
ISBN 100882754793
LC Control Number77002665

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In Drinking in America, bestselling author Susan Cheever chronicles our national love affair with liquor, taking a long, thoughtful look at the way alcohol has changed our nation's is the often-overlooked story of how alcohol has shaped American events and the American character from the seventeenth to the twentieth century/5.   Alcoholism in America tells the story of physicians, politicians, court officials, and families struggling to address the danger of excessive alcohol consumption at the turn of the century. Beginning with the formation of the American Association for the Cure of Inebriates in and concluding with the enactment of Prohibition in , this Pages: Home > Alcoholism in America > Reviews "This is an excellent book full of interesting case studies, anecdotes and historical insights. It is well worth reading by all of those who have an interest in the way in which we currently construe alcohol policy, and is a brimful of reminders that we are regularly in danger of reinventing the. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by McGraw-Hill, New York, in series: McGraw-Hill social problems series.

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