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Alcoholism in America: From Reconstruction to Prohibition
Despite the lack of medical consensus regarding alcoholism as a disease, many people readily accept the concept of addiction as a clinical as well as a social disorder. An alcoholic is a victim of social circumstance and genetic destiny. Although one might imagine that this dual approach is a reflection of today's enlightened and sympathetic society, historian Sarah Tracy ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published April 6th 2007 by Johns Hopkins University Press
(first published May 25th 2005)
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