By Jeremy Agnew
consuming used to be thought of to be an authorized pursuit for males on the time. Smoking opium used to be thought of to be deviant and linked to teams at the fringes of mainstream society, yet opium use and dependancy by means of ladies was once average. This ebook provides the heritage of either components and the way their use unfold around the West, at the start for medicinal purposes—but how overuse and abuse resulted in the Temperance circulate and at last to nationwide Prohibition. This ebook stories the historic truth of alcohol and opium use within the previous West with out bias.
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