Flesh of the Gods: The Ritual Use of Hallucinogens
The book contains ten essays that explore many of the facets of hallucinogenic use; this is an objective study of the societies with long histories of sanctioned & controlled drug use to achieve recognized cultural objectives.
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Tobacco and Shamanistic Ecstasy Among the Warao Indians
The San Pedro Cactus in Peruvian Folk Healing
Peyote Among the Huichol Indians
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