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HB-273539-21
Experimental Drugs, Cold War Science, and the Future That Never Arrived, 1945-1965
Benjamin Breen, Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz

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Tripping on Utopia: Margaret Mead, the Cold War, and the Troubled Birth of Psychedelic Science (Book)
Title: Tripping on Utopia: Margaret Mead, the Cold War, and the Troubled Birth of Psychedelic Science
Author: Benjamin Breen
Editor: Colin Dickerman
Abstract: A new study of experimental drug research in the mid-20th century that offers a revisionist history of the origins of psychedelic science, situating the field against the backdrop of military-funded research, the utopian scientific ethos advocated by Margaret Mead and her intellectual circle, and the cultural history of the Cold War era.
Year: 2024
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Type: Single author monograph
Copy sent to NEH?: No


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