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Food of the gods : the search for the original tree of knowledge : a radical history of plants, drugs, and human evolution

Author: Terence K McKenna
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1992.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McKenna, Terence K., 1946-
Food of the gods.
New York : Bantam Books, 1992
(OCoLC)654273811
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terence K McKenna
ISBN: 0553078682 9780553078688
OCLC Number: 24469333
Description: xxi, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Shamanism: setting the stage --
The magic in food --
The search for the original tree of knowledge --
Plants and primates: postcards from the stoned age --
Habit as culture and religion --
The high plains of eden --
Searching for Soma: the golden vedic enigma --
Twilight in Eden: Minoan Crete and the Eleusinian mystery --
Alcohol and the alchemy of spirit --
The ballad of the dreaming weavers: cannabis and culture --
Complacencies of the peignois: sugar, coffee, tea, and chocolate --
Smoke gets in your eyes: opium and tobacco --
Synthetics: heroin, cocaine, and television --
A brief history of psychedelics --
Anticipating the archaic paradise.
Responsibility: Terence McKenna.

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