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A (brief) history of vice : how bad behavior built civilization / Robert Evans.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler 179.809 EVA (Text) 34044000900868 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 179.809 EVA (Text) 36626103763538 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 179.809 Evans (Text) 31208912481969 non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780147517609
  • ISBN: 0147517605
  • Physical Description: xii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Plume, [2016]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Mother Nature: History's First Bartender -- Music: The First Drug? -- Celebrity Worship and the Greek Who Predicted TMZ -- How Drunken Parties Birthed (and Broke) Civilizations -- How Bad Behavior Saved Civilization -- Godstitution: The Hidden History of Sex Work -- Drugs, the Birth of Religion, and How to Trip Like a Philosopher -- Ancient Greek and the Birth of Science -- Tobacco and Marijuana: Twins Displaced by Time -- Drugged Cultures and Acid Wars -- The Shrub That Conquered the World -- The Coffee-Drinking Bad Boys of Ancient Islam -- How We Evolved to Be Kinky -- The Hijacking of Genius: A Deep History of Designer Drugs -- The Curious History of Salamander Brandy.
Summary, etc.:
"Including interviews with experts and original experimentation, a part history, part how-to guide explores some of humanity's most prominent vices and provides an explanation for how each of them helped humans rise to the top of the food chain. By the editorial manager of Cracked,"--NoveList.
Subject: Vice > History.
Civilization, Modern.

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