New PDF release: Consuming Habits: Drugs in History and Anthropology

By Jordan Goodman,Andrew Sherratt,Paul E. Lovejoy

Covering a variety of components, together with opium, cocaine, espresso, tobacco, kola, and betelnut, from prehistory to the current day, this new version has been widely up to date, with an up to date bibliography and new chapters on hashish and khat. Consuming Habits is the correct spouse for all these drawn to how assorted cultures have outlined medications around the ages.


Psychoactive ingredients were imperative to the formation of civilizations, the definition of cultural identities, and the expansion of the realm economic system. The labelling of those elements as 'legal' or 'illegal' has diverted cognizance clear of figuring out their vital cultural and old function. This assortment explores the wealthy analytical classification of psychoactive elements from tough old and anthropological views.

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