Altering American Consciousness: The History of Alcohol and Drug Use in the United States, 1800-2000 First Edition
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From the Publisher
- Publisher : University of Massachusetts Press; First edition (April 21, 2004)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 160 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1558494251
- ISBN-13 : 978-1558494251
- Lexile measure : 1630L
- Item Weight : 1.54 pounds
- Dimensions : 6.08 x 1.19 x 9.18 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,147,201 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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