Brief History of Drugs: From the Stone Age to the Stoned Age / Edition 1

Brief History of Drugs: From the Stone Age to the Stoned Age / Edition 1

by Antonio Escohotado
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0892818263

ISBN-13: 2900892818265

Pub. Date: 05/28/1999

Publisher: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company

In this first American publication of the European bestseller, Escohotado offers a clear-eyed look at the instrumental role drugs have played in our cultural, social, and spiritual development.

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In this first American publication of the European bestseller, Escohotado offers a clear-eyed look at the instrumental role drugs have played in our cultural, social, and spiritual development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900892818265
Publisher:
Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
176

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1: Remote Antiquity
2: The Greek World
3: The Roman World
4: The End of Paganism
5: Islam and Inebriation
6: Drugs, Lust, and Satan
7: The Resurgence of Medicine
8: The Discovery of America
9: The End of the Old Regime and the Opium Wars
10: The Nineteenth Century
11: The Antiliberal Reaction
12: The Beginnings of the Crusade
13: New Drugs
14: A Pharmacratic Peace
15: The Psychedelic Rebellion
16: Return of the Repressed
17: The Era of Substitutes
18: Some Aspects of the Problem
Index

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