Commodifying cannabis: a cultural history of a complex plant in the Atlantic world

Introduction: constructed cannabis cultures -- The cultural botany of cannabis -- Cannabis in history: a triple purpose plant -- The ties that bind: cannabis fiber and the atlantic world -- Reorienting empire and transforming perceptions of cannabis in the Atlantic world -- "At once a curse and...

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Main Author: Borougerdi, Bradley J. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Lanham Boulder New York London Lexington Books [2018]
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Summary:Introduction: constructed cannabis cultures -- The cultural botany of cannabis -- Cannabis in history: a triple purpose plant -- The ties that bind: cannabis fiber and the atlantic world -- Reorienting empire and transforming perceptions of cannabis in the Atlantic world -- "At once a curse and a blessing": the transatlantic transformations of "oriental" cannabis -- From rope to dope: the Indian hemp drug commission and its transatlantic aftermath -- Shifting cultural consumption patterns of cannabis in U.S. transatlantic history -- Conclusion: refashioning meaning.
Item Description:Enthält bibliographische Angaben und einen Index
Physical Description:xvi, 185 Seiten
ISBN:9781498586375