Drunken Comportment: A Social Explanation

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Percheron Press, 2003 - Social Science - 197 pages
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When Aldine originally published this book in 1969, the emerging multidisciplinary field of alcohol studies was dominated by biology, chemistry, physiology, and other "hard sciences." As such, writes Dwight Heath in his new foreword, the work challenged the prevailing wisdom in the authors' use of historical, ethnographic, and cross-cultural data and their analysis of drinking behavior as an anthropological and sociocultural phenomenon.

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Craig MacAndrew, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California Robert B. Edgerton, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Dwight B. Heath, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island [new foreword]

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