This two-volume encyclopedia provides accessibly written coverage on a wide range of topics, covering substances ranging from whiskey to peyote as well as related topics such as Mexican drug trafficking and societal effects caused by specific drugs. The entries also supply an excellent overview of the history of temperance movements in Canada and the United States; trends in alcohol consumption, its production, and its role in the economy; as well as alcohol's and drugs' roles in shaping national discourse, the creation of organizations for treatment and study, and legal responses. This resource includes primary documents and a bibliography offering important books, articles, and Internet sources related to the topic.In 1939, Huxley (with Heard) joined Swami Prabhavandaa#39;s Vedanta Society of Southern California, From 1941 through 1960, ... Notably, Huxleya#39;s most famous novel was Brave New World (1932), involving the drug Soma (and some have ... Los Angeles: J. P. Tarcher, 1977. ... Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012 .
|Title||:||Alcohol and Drugs in North America: A Historical Encyclopedia|
|Author||:||David M. Fahey, Jon S. Miller|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2013-08-27|