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Drunk : how we sipped, danced, and stumbled our way to civilization / Edward Slingerland.

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

A look at how alcohol and other intoxicants helped spark the rise of the first large-scale societies by enhancing creativity, alleviating stress and building trust among conflicting tribes to allow them to cooperate with each other.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 394.13 SLI 2021 (Text) 33892100739433 Adult New Books Book None 06/21/2021 Available -
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview 394.13 SLINGERLAND (Text) 37620000969420 New Adult Book None 08/17/2021 Checked out 10/29/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316453387
  • ISBN: 0316453382
  • Physical Description: ix, 369 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown Spark 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-349) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Why do we get drunk? -- Leaving the door open for Dionysus -- Intoxication, ecstasy, and the origins of civilization -- Intoxication in the modern world -- The dark side of Dionysus.
Summary, etc.:
A look at how alcohol and other intoxicants helped spark the rise of the first large-scale societies by enhancing creativity, alleviating stress and building trust among conflicting tribes to allow them to cooperate with each other.
Subject: Drinking of alcoholic beverages > Social aspects.
Alcohol > Physiological effect > Popular works.
HISTORY / Civilization.
HISTORY / Social History.
PSYCHOLOGY / Evolutionary Psychology.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution.

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