Acid dreams

the complete social history of LSD : the CIA, the sixties, and beyond
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Grove , New York
United States. -- Central Intelligence Agency, LSD (Drug), Drug abuse -- United States, Social history -- 1960-1970, Social history --
StatementMartin A. Lee and Bruce Shlain ; with an introduction by Andrei Codrescu.
ContributionsShlain, Bruce.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 345 p., [12] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17742215M
ISBN 100802130623
OCLC/WorldCa42884131

Acid Dreams is a complete social history of the psychedelic counter-culture that burst into full view in the Sixties. With new information obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, the authors reveal how the CIA became obsessed with LSD during the Cold War, fearing the Soviets had designs on it as by: Acid Dreams by Martin A.

Lee and Bruce Shlain is mainly about the CIAs plan MK- ULTRA, and how it backfired and ultimately started a cultural revolution around LSD use in the US.

On the front cover of the book it says, THE COMPLETE SOCIAL HISTORY OF LSD, CIA, THE SIXTIES, AND BEYOND/5. Acid Dreams is a complete social history of the psychedelic counter-culture that burst into full view in the Sixties. With new information obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, the authors reveal how the CIA became obsessed with LSD during the Acid dreams book War, fearing the Soviets had designs on it as well/5(6).

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Lee My rating: 5 of 5 stars Amazon page. This is a microhistory of America’s interaction with LSD. LSD, commonly called “acid” from its full name Lysergic acid diethylamide, is a chemical substance that was originally derived from ergot fungus, and which causes distortion of perception, an altered state of consciousness.

The usefulness of Acid Dreams goes beyond nostalgia. In researching the effect of LSD on the psychology, sociology, and politics of the sixties, the authors have given a context to the mythos and poetry that now permeate almost every aspect of high and low American tutes: EBook +.

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The authors reveal how the CIA became obsessed with LSD during the Cold War until the drug spread into popular culture. Presented By Dave Emory & Nip Tuck - Recorded Ap The broad­cast under­scores the pos­si­bil­ity that LSD and other hal­lu­cino­gens may have been dis­sem­i­nated, in part.

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Martin Lee and Bruce Shlain's exhaustively researched and astonishing account - part of it gleaned from secret government files - tells how the CIA became obsessed with LSD as an espionage weapon during the early s and launched a massive covert research program, in which countless.

Acid Dreams is the complete social history of LSD and the counterculture it helped to define in the sixties. Martin Lee and Bruce Shlain's exhaustively researched and astonishing account-part of it gleaned from secret government files-tells how the CIA became obsessed with LSD as an espionage weapon during the early ls and launched a massive covert research program, in which countless Author: Martin A Lee.

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The third installment of a four-part series. Acid dreams: the complete social history of LSD: the CIA, the sixties, and beyond Item PreviewPages: Acid Dreams. ByElizabeth Rawls. Paperback.

USD Add to Cart. Share. Usually printed in 3 - 5 business days. This is a poetry book, I wrote while on acid, its about the mental, physical abuse I experienced, as well and the break ups in my life that stood out.

Last week, Lee and Shlain traced the arrival of LSD in San Francisco in Acid Dreams, Part One. In this week’s installment, originally published in May,an unlikely collection of. COUPON: Rent Acid Dreams The Complete Social History of Lsd - The CIA, the Sixties, and Beyond 1st edition () and save up to 80% on textbook rentals and 90% on used textbooks.

Get FREE 7-day instant eTextbook access!Price: $   The first 30 or so pages of Acid Dreams were intriguing.

We learned where acid came from, who invented it, and his first experiences with it. Then, we learn all about how the CIA decided they wanted to experiment with acid as a mind control substance. This is where the book almost lost me.

The CIA, LSD, and the Sixties Rebellion. Welcome to the Trip Guide. Following is the annotated table of contents from Acid Dreams. Use it to jump straight into sample excerpts from the book. Shop. Acid Dreams By Elizabeth Rawls. Paperback, 34 Pages This item has not been rated yet This is a poetry book, I wrote while on acid, its about the mental, physical abuse I experienced, as well and the break ups in my life that stood out.

Acid Dreams: The Complete Social History of LSD: The CIA, the Sixties, and Beyond Martin A. Lee, Author, Bruce Shlain, Author, Andrei Codrescu, Introduction by Grove Press $15 (p) ISBN   Overall, Acid Dreams: The CIA, LSD, and the Sixties Rebellion has a fascinating subject material to read about.

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Acid Dreams is the complete social history of LSD and the counterculture it helped to define in the sixties. Martin Lee and Bruce Shlain's exhaustively researched and astonishing account-part of it gleaned from secret government files-tells how the CIA became obsessed with LSD as an espionage weapon during the early ls and launched a massive covert research program, in which countless /5(K).

Title: Acid Dreams Author: Bruce Shlain & Martin Lee Genre: Nonfiction Rating: 2 / 5Goodreads | Powell's This book was somewhat interesting but didn’t really live up to its subtitle—“The Complete Social History of LSD: The CIA, the Sixties, and Beyond.” It conveys something ambitious.

And I think that maybe that is this book’s problem—in the. Get this from a library. Acid dreams: the complete social history of LSD: the CIA, the sixties, and beyond. [Martin A Lee; Bruce Shlain; Andrei Codrescu] -- Provides a social history of how the CIA used the psychedelic drug LSD as a tool of espionage during the early s and tested it on U.S.

citizens before it spread into popular culture, in. Acid Dreams is a complete social history of the psychedelic counter-culture that burst into full view in the Sixties. With new information obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, the authors reveal how the CIA became obsessed with LSD during the Cold War, fearing the Soviets had designs on it as well.

Directed by Alan Bradley. With Alan Bradley, Michael Levine, Tim Scully. As the 's dawned the Central Intelligence Agency had secretly launched a new and powerful drug out into the population. Sometimes people knew they were taking it and sometimes they didn't. Acid Dreams is the story of how a Government mind control program turned into a drug epidemic that included everyone /10(8).

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