Alcohol, Science and Society, Twenty-nine Lectures with Discussions as Given at the Yale Summer School of Alcohol Studies.

By: W.W. (Bill W.); E. M. Jellinek; etal

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Ex-Library; 473 pages; Good/No Jacket. Green cloth, light green endpapers. xii, 473, [1] pp. University Ex-Library book. Solid binding and hinges. Underlining and marginalia. Boards and edges shelf rubbed. Bump to corner tips. Spine pen. Library stamp on bottom and top of text block. Pages are age tanning at edges. Withdrawn stamp inside front board bled over to front free endpaper. Date Due slip, barcode, pocket and spine pen. For the twenty-nine lectures, the format is first a presentation of the text of the lecture followed by a transcription of the following discussion. This book has been called a very important book in the history of the study of alcoholism. It includes an introduction and three lectures by E.M. Jellinek who would later make significant contributions to the work of the alcoholism sub-committee of the World Health Organization's Expert Committee on Mental Health. Of special note is lecture 29: The Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous by W. W. [Bill W.], co-founder of the then fledgling organization of Alcoholics Anonymous with (from the discussion following) a membership of approximately 15,000 members. A very nice addition to your library on alcohol from the Hard Science look at items such as Metabolism of Alcohol by Howard Haggard to the Soft Science examination of Theories of the Alcoholic Personality by Carney Landis.

Title: Alcohol, Science and Society, Twenty-nine Lectures with Discussions as Given at the Yale Summer School of Alcohol Studies.

Author Name: W.W. (Bill W.); E. M. Jellinek; etal

Categories: PSYCHOLOGY, Health, Philosophy,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: CT, Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol: 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 20688

Keywords: Philosophy Health PSYCHOLOGY,