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The Seven Sisters of Sleep

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Written in 1860, 'The Seven Sisters of Sleep' is a groundbreaking survey of the use of the seven most popular plants of the Victorian era: tobacco, opium, cannabis, betel nut, coca, datura, and fly agaric. The author's wide knowledge of scientific, historic, and artistic literature on the subject and his ability to present this information in an entertaining style has made this the classic exploration of drug use througout history. It also provides an excellent view of some of the draconian but...