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    DescriptionOpened during the Civil War in 1864, the New York State Inebriate Asylum in Binghampton was the first medically directed addiction treatment centre in the US. This book provides a lively account of this pioneering facility and its charismatic founder, Dr Joseph Edward Turner.


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    Title
    Drunkard's Refuge
    Subtitle
    The Lessons of the New York State Inebriate Asylum
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John W. Crowley, By (author) William White
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 233 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 381 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781558494305
    ISBN 10: 1558494308
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: HBLL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBBEY
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK, MBX, MBP
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    BIC subject category V2: JFFH
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDATL, CULT/NRTHES, GEOG/NEWYRK
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15320
    BISAC V2.8: PSY015000, PSY038000, PSY028000
    BIC subject category V2: 3JH, 1KBBEY
    DC22: 362.292809747
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    DC22: 362.29280974
    Thema V1.0: NHTB, MBP, JBFN, NHK, MBX
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3M, 3MN
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KBB-US-NAK
    Edition statement
    New.
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, 1 port.
    Publisher
    University of Massachusetts Press
    Imprint name
    University of Massachusetts Press
    Publication date
    01 April 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Massachusetts
    Review quote
    "A compelling case study of the attempt to create what we would call today an alcoholism recovery center. The product of two of the most distinguished scholars in the field of addiction studies, the book's importance lies in the fact that the Inebriate Asylum was the first institution of its kind in America and the material relating to its rise and fall is both vivid and intriguing."