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  Psychedelics and Culture

Psychedelic Drugs in the Twentieth Century

by Lester Grinspoon & James B. Bakalar, Chapter 3 of Psychedelic Drugs Reconsidered, Basic Books, New York. ©1979 by Lester Grinspoon and James B. Bakalar

The Acid Queen

by Robert Hunter, Chapter 7 of The Storming of the Mind, McClelland and Stewart Ltd., ©Robert Hunter 1971. An early, prescient, and still valuable overview of the role of psychedelic drugs in the cultural changes of the 1960's.

The Mushrooms of Language

by Henry Munn, from: Hallucinogens and Shamanism, edited by Michael J. Harner.

The Effectiveness of the Subculture in Developing Rituals
    and Social Sanctions for Controlled Drug Use

by Wayne M. Harding & Norman E. Zinberg, from: Drugs, Rituals and Altered States of Consciousness, Brian M. DuToit, editor. ©1977, A. A. Balkema, Rotterdam

Culture and the Individual

by Aldous Huxley ©1963, originally appeared in Playboy Magazine and most recently in Moksha, edited by Michael Horowitz and Cynthia Palmer, Chatto & Windus, 1980.

Aldous Huxley on Self-Transcendence

The Epilog of The Devils of Loudun ©Aldous Huxley, 1952, published 1953 by Harper and Brothers, New York

Shamanism and Peyote Use Among the Apaches of the Mescalero Indian Reservation

L. Bryce Boyer, Ruth M. Boyer, and Harry W. Basehart, from Hallucinogens & Shamanism,
Edited by Michael J. Harner. ©1973, Oxford University Press

ETC.: A Review of General Semantics, S. I. Hayakawa, editor
Excerpts from December 1965, "Special Issue on the Psychedelic Experience"

Foreword: The Quest for Instant Satori — S. I. Hayakawa
Introduction: Search and Research with the Psychedelics — Robert E. Mogar
Meaning and the Mind-Drugs — Richard P. Marsh
Comments on Marsh — Humphrey Osmond

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