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Published: 28 November 2013

304 Pages | Approx 10 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199604982

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Chapter 1


Our changing attitudes to alcohol, tobacco, and drugs

Virginia Berridge

  • Considers varying attitudes to the use of drugs, tobacco, and alcohol from the 19th century to the present day
  • Looks at how and why various substances have been regulated differently over time in different places
  • Considers recent debates in public health in the light of historical changing attitudes

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