Forces of Habit: Drugs and the Making of the Modern World

Etukansi
Harvard University Press, 23.3.2001 - 288 sivua
What drives the drug trade, and how has it come to be what it is today? A global history of the acquisition of progressively more potent means of altering ordinary waking consciousness, this book is the first to provide the big picture of the discovery, interchange, and exploitation of the planet's psychoactive resources, from tea and kola to opiates and amphetamines.

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The Psychoactive Revolution
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The Confluence of Psychoactive Resources
7
Alcohol Tobacco and Caffeine
9
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