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Native American Drinking Life Styles, Alcohol Use, Drunken Comportment, Problem Drinking, and the Peyote Religion

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ISBN-10: 0982921918

ISBN-13: 9780982921913

Edition: 2013

Authors: Thomas Hill

List price: $17.99
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Description:

The book offers a comprehensive look at Native American drinking using the Indians of Sioux City, Iowa and the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) tribe of Nebraska as examples. It starts with an overview of the manner in which anthropologists and historians have described and interpreted heavy drinking in situations of culture contact and then moves to examine a number of issues relevant to contemporary Indians: How does alcohol figure in their life styles? How do people see themselves in terms of drinking and explain their life choices? How and why do individuals behave as they do when drunk? Is problem drinking best seen as a disease or a bad habit? Do Indian people carry genetic traits that put them…    
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: New University Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 366
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.82" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English