Editor’s note

“The Vice of a Cold Climate:” Drink and Soldiering on Niagara’s Wartime Frontier (1812-14).
Renée N. Lafferty

Smoke and Mirrors: Gender, Colonialism, and the Royal Commission on Opium, 1893-95.
Joyce A. Madancy

Sobering Up the Magdalenes’ Drunken Sisters: The Institutional Treatment of “Female Drunken Pests” in Scotland, 1900-15.
Thora Hands

Dispensing the Progressive State: Benjamin Tillman’s South Carolina State Dispensary.
James Hill Welborn III

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James Simpson. Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Wine Industry, 1840-1914.
Reviewed by Noelle Plack

Dodgson, Rick. It’s All a Kind of Magic: The Young Ken Kesey.
Reviewed by W. J. Rorabaugh

Robert N. Proctor. Golden Holocaust: Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition.
Reviewed by Diego Armus

Hans Derks. History of the Opium Problem: The Assault on the East, ca. 1600-1950.
Reviewed by Joseph B. Askew

Gina Hames. Alcohol in World History.
Reviewed by David T. Courtwright

Jonathan Herring, Ciaran Regan, Darin Weinberg, Phil Withington, eds. Intoxication and Society: Problematic Pleasures of Drugs and Alcohol.
Reviewed by William Haydock