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The Resource An anatomy of addiction : Sigmund Freud, William Halsted and the miracle drug, cocaine, Howard Markel

An anatomy of addiction : Sigmund Freud, William Halsted and the miracle drug, cocaine, Howard Markel

Label
An anatomy of addiction : Sigmund Freud, William Halsted and the miracle drug, cocaine
Title
An anatomy of addiction
Title remainder
Sigmund Freud, William Halsted and the miracle drug, cocaine
Statement of responsibility
Howard Markel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The astonishing account of the decades-long cocaine use of Sigmund Freud and William Halsted. The author discusses the physical and emotional damage caused by the constant use of the then-heralded wonder drug, and of how each man ultimately changed the world in spite of it--or because of it
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Markel, Howard
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Freud, Sigmund
  • Psychoanalysts
  • Halsted, William
  • Surgeons
  • Cocaine
  • Cocaine abuse
Label
An anatomy of addiction : Sigmund Freud, William Halsted and the miracle drug, cocaine, Howard Markel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Young Freud -- Young Halsted -- Uber coca -- An addict's death -- The accidental addict -- Cocaine damnation -- Sigmund in Paris -- Rehabilitating Halsted -- The interpretation of dreams -- The professor -- Dr. Freud's coca coda -- Dr. Halsted in limbo
Control code
ocn659304879
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xx, 314 p.
Isbn
9780375423307
Lccn
2010033782
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)659304879
Label
An anatomy of addiction : Sigmund Freud, William Halsted and the miracle drug, cocaine, Howard Markel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Young Freud -- Young Halsted -- Uber coca -- An addict's death -- The accidental addict -- Cocaine damnation -- Sigmund in Paris -- Rehabilitating Halsted -- The interpretation of dreams -- The professor -- Dr. Freud's coca coda -- Dr. Halsted in limbo
Control code
ocn659304879
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xx, 314 p.
Isbn
9780375423307
Lccn
2010033782
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)659304879

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