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Albion Dreaming

A popular history of LSD in Britain

Albion Dreaming by Andy Roberts
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The author explores LSD’s use by the medical profession in treating a variety of psychological and mental problems. At the same time, The Ministry of Defence believed they were on the brink of harnessing LSD as a battlefield incapacitation drug which would enable wars to be won without loss of life. But LSD’s popularity rose with its use among the British counterculture, from the 1950s beatniks through to the late 80s acid house parties. At its height, when it was legal, LSD affected the lives and philosophies of significant individuals (politicians, scientists, writers, educators, entertainers, artists, journalists) as well as ordinary people for good and bad. This book is the first to explore LSD’s amazing influence on British culture and society.
Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd; July 2008
288 pages; ISBN 9789814328975
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Title: Albion Dreaming
Author: Andy Roberts
 
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