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Altering American Consciouness The History of Alcohol and Drug Use in the United States, 1800-2000

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ISBN-10: 1558494251

ISBN-13: 9781558494251

Edition: 2004

Authors: Caroline J. Acker, Sarah W. Tracy

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date: 4/21/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Sarah W. Tracy is a Reach for Excellence Associate Professor, Honors College, University of Oklahoma.

Acknowledgments
Altering American Consciousness
Introduction Psychoactive Drugs-an American Way of Life
Notes
Framing Addiction and Alcoholism
The Lessons of Language: Historical Perspectives on the Rhetoric of Addiction
Notes
How Does the Nation's "alcohol Problem" Change from Era to Era?: Stalking the Social Logic of Problem-Definition Transformations Since Repeal
References
Notes
Alcohol and Narcotics in the American Context
I Was Addicted to Drinking Rum: Four Centuries of Alcohol Consumption in Indian Country
Notes
Reforming Drunkards in Nineteenth-Century America: Religion, Medicine, Therapy
Notes
Building a Boozatorium: State Medical Reform for Iowa's Inebriates, 1902-1920
Notes
Portrait of an Addicted Family: Dynamics of Opiate Addiction in the Early Twentieth Century
Notes
The Double Meaning of Addiction: Habitual Narcotic Use and the Logic of Professionalizing Medical Authority in the United States, 1900-1920
Notes
Demons for the Twentieth Century: The Rhetoric of Drug Reform, 1920-1940
Notes
Maintaining Orthodoxy: The Depression-Erastruggle Over Morphine Maintenance in California
Notes
Lady Tipplers: Gendering the Modern Alcoholism Paradigm, 1933-1960
Notes
Sober Husbands and Supportive Wives: Marital Dramas of Alcoholism in Post-World War II America
Notes
Psychotropics, Psychedelics, and Cigarettes
No One Listened to Imipramine
Notes
LSD Before Leary: Sidney Cohen's Critique of 1950s Psychedelic Drug Research
Notes
From Nicotine to Nicotrol: Addiction, Cigarettes, and American Culture
Notes
Further Reading
Notes on Contributors