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Reconsidering Drugs: Mapping Victorian and Modern Drug Discourses by Lawrence Driscoll

Title: Reconsidering Drugs: Mapping Victorian and Modern Drug Discourses [HB] Author: Lawrence Driscoll Publisher: Palgrave ISBN: 0312222726 Year: 2000 In the introduction to Reconsidering Drugs, its author Lawrence Driscoll describes a society that promulgates the idea that “we investigate the...

Events Review: Drugs in Victorian Britain

The ‘Drugs in Victorian Britain’ symposium was held at the Wellcome Collection, London, on the 11th and 12th of February, 2011 as part of their High Society exhibition. Friday evening was a showing of the Magic Lantern, a Victorian visual...

High Society – Drugs in Victorian Britain

A special event, called High Society – Drugs in Victorian Britain, is being put on to support the Wellcome Collection’s latest exhibition High Society , which is on in London till February 27th, 2011 (and, having visited this past week,...

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