Bad habits : drinking, smoking, Substance-Related Disordersmisbehavior, and swearing in American history
Seeks to discover why so many "good" people engage in activities that many, including themselves, consider "bad", finding a coalition of economic and social interest in which the singleminded quest for profit is allied to the values of the Victorian saloon underworld and bohemian rebelliousness.
Print Book, English, ©1993
New York University Press, New York, ©1993
xviii, 385 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.