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

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A (brief) history of vice : how bad behavior built civilization
Title
A (brief) history of vice
Title remainder
how bad behavior built civilization
Statement of responsibility
Robert Evans
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
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10527356
Cataloging source
DLC
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1988-
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Evans, Robert
Dewey number
179/.809
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Vice
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Vice
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how bad behavior built civilization
Label
A (brief) history of vice : how bad behavior built civilization, Robert Evans
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volume
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
1649215
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xii, 259 pages
Isbn
9780147517609
Lccn
2015048289
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780147517609
  • (OCoLC)930256015
Label
A (brief) history of vice : how bad behavior built civilization, Robert Evans
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
1649215
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xii, 259 pages
Isbn
9780147517609
Lccn
2015048289
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780147517609
  • (OCoLC)930256015

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