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Author Siegel, Ronald K.

Title Intoxication : the universal drive for mind-altering substances / Ronald K. Siegel.

Imprint Rochester, Vt. : Park Street Press, c2005, 1989.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  154.4 Si15i 2005    ---  Available
Description xii, 372 p. ; 23 cm.
Note Originally published in 1989 by E.P. Dutton as: Intoxication : Life in the pursuit of artificial paradise.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents War in Eden : origins of plant drugs -- A trip of goats : discovery of poisons and intoxicants -- Falling birds and flying cats : accidents with hallucinogens -- A shrewdness of apes : learning to use tobacco and other drugs -- Ark on the rocks : alcohol as the universal intoxicant -- Milk of paradise : romance and addiction with opium -- Emerald laughter : hashish and marijuana -- Forced march : coca and cocaine -- A bevy of beasts : drugs in the social group -- The fourth drive : motivation for intoxication -- Fire in the brain : mental marvels, murder, and mechanisms of control -- Star-spangled powders : drugs and the American way -- War on drugs : enduring supplies and demands -- Waking dreams : drugs in the future.
Subject Animals -- Drug use.
Substance abuse.
Added Title Intoxication : Life in the pursuit of artificial paradise
ISBN 1594770697 (pbk.)
Standard No. NLM 101249305

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