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The Age of Addiction

How Bad Habits Became Big Business

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HARDCOVER

$27.95 • £20.00 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674737372

Publication Date: 05/06/2019

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336 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

24 photos

Belknap Press

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David T. Courtwright is Presidential Professor Emeritus at the University of North Florida and the author of Dark Paradise: A History of Opiate Addiction in America and Forces of Habit: Drugs and the Making of the Modern World. He was an inaugural recipient of a grant from the highly competitive NEH Public Scholar Program and is a regular media commentator on the history of addiction.

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