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Title Expanding mindscapes : a global history of psychedelics / edited by Erika Dyck and Chris Elcock
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2023]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations, color maps
Contents I. Evaluating Evidence/Experience -- 1. Nectar of the Blue Goddess: A Living Tradition of Soma Consumption In West Bengal, India -- 2. Mescaline, Between Psychopathology and Phenomenology: Sartre and Experimentation In 1930s France -- 3. Women, Mental Illness, and Psychedelic Therapy In Postwar France -- 4. Milan Hausner, the Sadsk√° Clinic, and the Fate of Lsd Psychotherapy In Communist Czechoslovakia -- 5. Remembering to Forget: How the UK Disappeared from the Psychedelic Map
6. Early Experimental LSD Cultures In the Clinic -- II. Global Networks of Psychedelic Knowledge -- 7. From Rubber Adulterant to Ceremonial Psychedelic: Voacanga Africana In the Transnational Imagination, 1894-2018 -- 8. From Bwiti to Ibogaine and Back: A Transnational History of Tabernanthe Iboga -- 9. Psychotropic Drugs from and In the Fields: Rural Roots and Collective Effects of LSD -- 10. The First Applications of LSD-25 In South America (1954-1959) -- 11. "I Am a Scientist!" Roger Heim's Interdisciplinary and Transnational Research on Hallucinogenic Mushrooms (and the Problem of Divination)
12. Beatitude, Dread, and Mother-Blaming: the Origins of Clinical Theology, from India to England and Canada -- 13. Psychedelics, Political Radicalism, and Transnational Acid-Anarchism In the 1970s -- III. Psychedelics as Cultural Phenomena -- 14. "Video Is as Powerful as LSD": Electronics and Psychedelics as Technologies of Consciousness -- 15. From Psychiatric Clinics to Magical Center: LSD In the Netherlands -- 16. Among Doctors, Artists, and Police: The History of LSD In Brazil -- 17. Psychedelics In Israel: A Brief History
18. Did the Master's Tools Dismantle the Master's House? Anti-Psychiatry, Robin Farquharson, and Acid Anarchism -- 19. Becoming Modern In China with an Indigenous Amazonian Psychedelic Brew -- 20. Tripping In Karachi: Exploring the Intersection of Gender and Its Fluidity Through Psychedelic Substances -- Conclusion: The Future of Psychedelic History -- Epilogue: A Global History of Psychedelics -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors -- Index
Summary "Explores the diverse history of psychedelics as they appealed to a post-war generation of thinkers, who drew from different traditions and ideologies"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 16, 2024)
Subject Hallucinogenic drugs -- History -- 20th century
LSD (Drug) -- History -- 20th century
Hallucinogenic drugs
LSD (Drug)
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Dyck, Erika, editor.
Elcock, Chris, editor.
LC no. 2022059917
ISBN 9780262376891