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Alcohol in America Drinking Practices and Problems (S U N Y Series in New Social Studies on Alcohol and Drugs) by Walter B. Clark

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Alcoholism,
  • Sociology,
  • Alcohol Abuse,
  • Self-Help,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - Alcoholism,
  • Drinking of alcoholic beverage,
  • Drinking of alcoholic beverages,
  • United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsMichael Hilton (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7801184M
ISBN 100791406954
ISBN 109780791406953

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