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Substance and Shadow

Women and Addiction in the United States

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$18.50 • £14.95 • €16.50

ISBN 9780674853614

Publication Date: 05/01/1999

Short

368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

13 halftones, 2 line illustrations

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  • 1. A Historical Perspective
  • 2. The Drug Problem
  • 3. America’s Response
  • 4. The Harrison Anti-Narcotic Act
  • 5. The Classic Era
  • 6. The Second World War and After
  • 7. The 1960s
  • 8. The 1970s
  • 9. Enlightened Treatment
  • 10. Opportunities and Prosecution
  • 11. Today and Tomorrow
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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