By Jeremy Agnew
ingesting used to be thought of to be an accredited 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 habit by means of girls used to be ordinary. This booklet offers the historical past of either elements and the way their use unfold around the West, at the start for medicinal purposes—but how overuse and abuse ended in the Temperance flow and at last to nationwide Prohibition. This booklet experiences the old fact of alcohol and opium use within the previous West with no bias.
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