PLEASURES OF THE FLESH. Sex & Drugs in Colonial New Zealand 1840-1915.
Stevan Eldred-Grigg

Offers a delightfully fresh analysis of the combination of Christian and non-religious strands in New Zealand social life. It reveals the astonishing doctoring of drugs, from morphine to tea, by capitalist and quack alike, and it gives us throughout a provocative insight into the sexual and drug taking practices that many might prefer to ignore. on.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1984. Hardback with dust jacket. 303 pages. SECONDHAND

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