Drugs and narcotics in history [E-Book] / edited by Roy Porter and Mikuláš Teich.
Porter, Roy, (editor)
Teich, Mikuláš, (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1995
1 online resource (xii, 227 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. The opium poppy in Hellenistic and Roman medicine / John Scarborough
  • 2. Exotic substances: the introduction and global spread of tobacco, coffee, cocoa, tea, and distilled liquor, sixteenth to eighteenth centuries / Rudi Matthee
  • 3. Pharmacological experimentation with opium in the eighteenth century / Andreas-Holger Maehle
  • 4. The regulation of the supply of drugs in Britain before 1868 / S.W.F. Holloway
  • 5. Das Kaiserliche Gesundheitsamt (Imperial Health Office) and the chemical industry in Germany during the Second Empire: partners or adversaries? / Erika Hickel
  • 6. From all purpose anodyne to marker of deviance: physicians' attitudes towards opiates in the US from 1890 to 1940 / Caroline Jean Acker
  • 7. Changes in alcohol use among Navajos and other Indians of the American Southwest / Stephen J. Kunitz and Jerrold E. Levy
  • 8. The drug habit: the association of the word 'drug' with abuse in American history / John Parascandola.