Jay, Mike, 1959 Dec. 14-

High society : mind-altering drugs in history and culture / by Mike Jay. - London : Thames & Hudson, c2010. - 192 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), facsims., ports. ; 25 cm.

Published to accompany an exhibition held at the Wellcome Collection, London, Nov. 11, 2010-Feb. 27, 2011.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

'High Society' explores the spectrum of drug use across the globe and throughout history, from its roots in animal intoxication to its future in designer neurochemicals.

9780500251720 (hbk.) 050025172X (hbk.)

GBB089477 bnb

015611214 Uk


Hallucinogenic drugs--History--Exhibitions.
Hallucinogenic drugs--Social aspects--Exhibitions.
Cannabis--History--Exhibition.
Opium--History--Exhibition.

HV5801 RM324.8 / .J39 2010