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Author Wolff, Tom John.

Title The touristic use of Ayahuasca in Peru : expectations, experiences, meanings and subjective effects / Tom John Wolff
Published Wiesbaden, Germany : Springer VS, [2020]


Description 1 online resource (xv, 287 pages) : illustrations
Series Sozialwissenschaftliche Gesundheitsforschung
Sozialwissenschaftliche Gesundheitsforschung.
Contents Traditional settings and ayahuasca tourism -- Spirituality and neo-shamanism -- Research history of psychedelic substances -- Ritual elements that influence psychedelic experiences -- Motivational elements for the ingestion of ayahuasca -- Phenomenological analysis of experiences of ayahuasca -- Subjective meanings, effects, healing theories and integration experiences -- The development of common standards in ayahuasca tourism
Summary Covers the psychedelic ayahuasca tourism in Peru with its facet-rich psychological, anthropological, and sociological aspects. The reader gets an interdisciplinary insight into the historical development and the current state of ayahuasca research. What insights, personal meaning and effects do tourists gain and how do they integrate their experiences into everyday life?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-287)
Notes Print version record
Subject Ayahuasca -- Peru
Hallucinogenic drugs and religious experience -- Peru
Ayahuasca ceremony -- Peru
Hallucinogenic drugs.
Hallucinogenic drugs
Ayahuasca ceremony
Hallucinogenic drugs and religious experience
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783658293734