Altering Consciousness: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

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Etzel Cardeņa, Michael Winkelman
ABC-CLIO, 2011 - Psychology - 800 pages
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This authoritative, multidisciplinary overview of altered states of consciousness (ASC) shows how their study is necessary to gain a fundamental understanding of human culture, history, and biology.

* Contains various illustrations in the two volumes

* Presents a bibliography of representative references to the literature on altered states across various disciplines and languages

* Provides convenient cross-referencing of subjects across chapters


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Etzel Carde a, PhD, holds the endowed Thorsen Chair of Psychology at Lund University, Lund, Sweden.

Michael Winkelman, MPH, PhD, retired from the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, in 2009 and currently lives in the central highlands of Brazil where he is developing permaculture-based intentional communities.

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