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The Resource Rum maniacs : alcoholic insanity in the early American Republic, Matthew Warner Osborn

Rum maniacs : alcoholic insanity in the early American Republic, Matthew Warner Osborn

Label
Rum maniacs : alcoholic insanity in the early American Republic
Title
Rum maniacs
Title remainder
alcoholic insanity in the early American Republic
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Warner Osborn
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Osborn reveals how and why pathological drinking became a subject of medical interest, social controversy, and lurid fascination in the early American republic. At the heart of that story is the disease Edgar Allan Poe suffered: delirium tremens
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Osborn, Matthew Warner
Dewey number
362.292
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC526
LC item number
.O83 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2014 F-504
  • WM 11 AA1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Delirium tremens
  • Delirium tremens
  • Delirium tremens
  • Delirium tremens
  • Temperance
  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium
  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium
  • Temperance
  • Social Environment
  • History, 19th Century
  • United States
  • United States
  • Alkoholismus
  • Alkoholkonsum
  • Delirium tremens
  • Psychologie
  • USA
Label
Rum maniacs : alcoholic insanity in the early American Republic, Matthew Warner Osborn
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ardent spirits and republican medicine -- Discovering delirium tremens -- Hard drinking and want -- The benevolent empire of medicine -- The pathology of intemperance -- The drunkard's demons -- Epilogue: alcoholics and pink elephants
Control code
851285681
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 268 pages
Isbn
9780226099897
Lccn
2013025544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023466548
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)851285681
Label
Rum maniacs : alcoholic insanity in the early American Republic, Matthew Warner Osborn
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ardent spirits and republican medicine -- Discovering delirium tremens -- Hard drinking and want -- The benevolent empire of medicine -- The pathology of intemperance -- The drunkard's demons -- Epilogue: alcoholics and pink elephants
Control code
851285681
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 268 pages
Isbn
9780226099897
Lccn
2013025544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023466548
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)851285681

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