Guest editors’ introduction
Catherine Carstairs and Norman Smith

“Justly anxious respecting the moral and material consequences”: The proliferation of international control regimes for psychoactive substances
Robin Room

Alcoholism and hereditary health in Dutch medical discourse, 1900-45: biology versus psychology in coping with addiction
Stephan Snelders, Frans J. Meijman and Toine Peters

The drug policy of the Third Reich
Jonathan Lewy

SHAD 22.2 PadwaThe fears and realities of anti-narcotic nationalism: the cases of Britain and France, 1866-1916
Howard Padwa

Vinum Britannicum: The ‘drink question’ in early modern England
James Nicholls

“The benefits of a Mechanics’ Institute and the blessing of temperance”: Science and temperance in 1840s Ireland
Elizabeth Neswald

The US business press and Prohibition
Rajit Dighe

Pampering “needle freaks” or caring for chronic addicts?: Early debates on harm reduction in Amsterdam
Gemma Blok

“Now is the time to fight”: Juvenile delinquency, drug addiction, and the construction of a moral program in postwar Toronto, 1945-60
Holly Karibo

Book Reviews
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Jane Fountain and Dirk J. Korf, eds. Drugs in Society: European Perspectives. Radcliffe Publishing: Oxford, 2007.
Reviewed by Alex Mold

Andrea Tone and Elizabeth Siegel Watkins, eds. Medicating Modern America: Prescription Drugs in History. New York and London: New York University Press, 2007.
Reviewed by Stuart Anderson

Joe L. Coker. Liquor in the Land of the Lost Cause: Southern White Evangelicals and the Prohibition Movement. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2007.
Reviewed by H. Paul Thompson

Beat Kumin. Drinking Matters: Public Houses and Social Exchange in Early Modern Europe. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Reviewed by Christopher R. Friedrichs

Henry G. Crowgery. Kentucky Bourbon: The Early Years of Whiskeymaking. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2008.
Reviewed by James C. Clotter

Nancy Campbell. Discovering Addiction: Science and the Politics of Substance Abuse Research, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2007
Reviewed by Toine Peters

Selma Tibi. The Medicinal Use of Opium in Ninth-Century Baghdad. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2006
Reviewed by Matthew S. Gordon