Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge: A Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution

Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge: A Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution

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by Terence McKenna
     
 

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An exploration of humans' symbiotic relationships with plants and chemicals presents information on prehistoric partnership societies, the roles of spices and spirits in the rise of dominator societies; and the politics of tobacco, tea, coffee, opium, and alcohol.

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An exploration of humans' symbiotic relationships with plants and chemicals presents information on prehistoric partnership societies, the roles of spices and spirits in the rise of dominator societies; and the politics of tobacco, tea, coffee, opium, and alcohol.

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"Deserves to be a modern classic on mind-altering drugs and hallucinogens." —The Washington Post

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ISBN-13:
9780553371307
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
83,034
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.86(d)

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Ever since his first play at thirteen (his mother still has the bellhop costume), Jeffrey Kafer has been an avid performer on the stage and in voice-overs. He has narrated over one hundred books spanning all genres and won the 2008 Voicey Award for Best New Voice.

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Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge a Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
guitaoist3 More than 1 year ago
great history lesson.
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Teiko1 More than 1 year ago
good
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Guest More than 1 year ago
A must read for anyone looking to tie in the beginnings of religious dogma with the expanding primate mind. This book dives head first into the questions of evolution, and mans fascination with altered states of consciousness. Are we truely the loaded ancestors of archiac primates?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
very bad book!