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Essential substances

a cultural history of intoxicants in society

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This edition was published in by Kodansha International in New York.

Written in English

195 pages

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Essential Substances: A Cultural History of Intoxicants in Society (Kodansha Globe Series)
August 1995, Kodansha Globe
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Essential Substances: A Cultural History of Intoxicants in Society
May 1994, Kodansha America
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Essential substances: a cultural history of intoxicants in society
1993, Kodansha International
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Essential Substances

First published in 1993



First Sentence

"Prehistoric man and those people called primitive, those once termed "the lower races," were, in the theories of the nineteenth century, the despised Stone Age cultures, those rejected from the edifice of "civilization.""

Classifications

Library of Congress GN411 .R83 1993
Dewey 394.1/4

Essential substances

a cultural history of intoxicants in society

This edition was published in by Kodansha International in New York.


Table of Contents

Stone age alchemy
Frozen tombs and fly-agaric men
The mystery of Haoma
American dreams
The alchemists of Afek
Lucifer's garden
Stimulating society.

Edition Notes

Originally published: The alchemy of culture : intoxicants in society. Great Britain : British Museum Press, 1993.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [180]-190) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
394.1/4
Library of Congress
GN411 .R83 1993

The Physical Object

Pagination
ix, 195 p. :
Number of pages
195

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL1437990M
Internet Archive
essentialsubstan00rudg
ISBN 10
1568360754, 1568360169
ISBN 13
9781568360751, 9781568360164
LC Control Number
93051053
OCLC/WorldCat
29668965
Library Thing
334382
Goodreads
2683277

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