Essential Substances

Essential Substances

A Cultural History of Intoxicants in Society

Book - 1993
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Rudgley (anthropology, Oxford U.) delves into the use of mind- altering substances, especially in tribal and prehistoric societies. Among them are magic mushrooms in Siberia, tobacco and peyote in the Americas, qat in Africa, betel in southeast Asia, the psychoactive plants of Medieval Europe, and modern hallucinogens and stimulants. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: New York : Kodansha International, 1993
ISBN: 9781568360164
Branch Call Number: 394.14 R915
Characteristics: ix, 195 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


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