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Hofmann, Albert 1906-2008

Overview
Works: 290 works in 618 publications in 7 languages and 5,959 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Cross-cultural studies  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author of introduction, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Creator, Honoree, Contributor, Other, Dedicatee, Collector, Editor, Narrator
Classifications: BF209.L9, 615.78830924
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LSD, my problem child reflections on sacred drugs, mysticism, and science by Albert Hofmann ( )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The botany and chemistry of hallucinogens by Richard Evans Schultes ( Book )
10 editions published between 1973 and 1980 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By Richard Evans Schultes, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Albert Hofmann, Basel, Switzerland. With Forewords by I. Newton Kugelmass and Henrich Kluver. The Second Edition of this book encompasses all of the advances that have been made in this field since publication of the original text. Newly discovered hallucinogenic plants have been incorporated into the discussions along with new information on some well-known drugs. The authors continue to focus on the botany and chemistry of hallucinogens, although they also consider ethnobotanical, historical, pharmacological and psy
Plants of the gods : origins of hallucinogenic use by Richard Evans Schultes ( Book )
12 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The road to Eleusis : unveiling the secret of the mysteries by R. Gordon Wasson ( Book )
16 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plants of the gods : their sacred, healing, and hallucinogenic powers by Richard Evans Schultes ( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The use of hallucinogenic plants has been a part of human experience for millennia, yet modern Western societies have only recently become aware of the significance that these plants have had in shaping the history of diverse cultures. Capable of bringing human beings in closer touch with the spirit worlds, hallucinogenic plants have long been venerated as aids to mental health and as the sacred connection to the mystical. The authors of this definitive book examine the cross-cultural ceremonial and ritual use of many hallucinogenic substances. Profusely illustrated, this book contains an extensively researched plant lexicon, providing common and botanical names, history, ethnography, preparation, chemical components, usage in healing, and effects for 91 hallucinogenic plants
Hofmann's potion ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discovered in 1943 by Albert Hofmann, LSD was hailed as a powerful tool to treat alcoholism and drug addiction and to provide a window into schizophrenia and other mental illnesses. Aldous Huxley and others promoted the drug as a powerful tool for mental exploration and self-understanding. This film chronicles the drug's early days, and features interviews with many LSD pioneers
LSD, mein Sorgenkind by Albert Hofmann ( Book )
27 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in German and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pflanzen der Götter : d. mag. Kräfte d. Rausch- u. Giftgewächse by Richard Evans Schultes ( Book )
13 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in German and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Mutterkornalkaloide by Albert Hofmann ( Book )
8 editions published in 1964 in German and Undetermined and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les Plantes des dieux : les plantes hallucinogènes, botanique et ethnologie by Richard Evans Schultes ( Book )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Praxis der Farbenphotographie nach dem Dreifarben-prozess nach eigenen Methoden by Albert Hofmann ( Book )
11 editions published in 1900 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Farbphotographie
The substance : Albert Hofmann's LSD ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the 1943 discovery of LSD by Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, the attempts by Hofmann and other scientists to promote the drug for its therapeutic potential, and its hijacking by the 1960s counterculture and subsequent descent into infamy
Einsichten, Ausblicke : Essays by Albert Hofmann ( Book )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Insight, outlook by Albert Hofmann ( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grenzgänge : Albert Hofmann zum 100. Geburtstag = Exploring the frontiers : in celebration of Albert Hofmann's 100th birthday ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plantas de los dioses : orígenes del uso de los alucinógenos by Richard Evans Schultes ( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Denkmäler by Albert Hofmann ( Book )
10 editions published between 1906 and 1966 in German and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Weg nach Eleusis : d. Geheimnis d. Mysterien by R. Gordon Wasson ( Book )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LSD. Albert Hofmann und Ernst Jünger : der Briefwechsel 1947 bis 1997 by Albert Hofmann ( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over de planten der goden : oorsprong van het gebruik van hallucinogenen by Richard Evans Schultes ( Book )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in Dutch and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hôfman, Albert 1906-2008
Hofmann, A. 1906-
Hofmann, A. (Albert), 1906-2008
Hofmann, Albert, 1906-
Hofmans, Alberts, 1906-2008
ホッフマン, A
ホフマン, アルベルト
Languages
German (94)
English (84)
French (17)
Spanish (11)
Italian (2)
Dutch (2)
Hebrew (1)
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