Unholy Brew

Unholy Brew

Alcohol in Indian History and Religions

McHugh, James

Oxford University Press Inc

11/2021

408

Mole

Inglês

9780199375943

15 a 20 dias

598

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Acknowledgments

Introduction

Aperitif - Sura, the Prototypical Liquor of India


ROUND ONE: DRINKS AND DRINKING

Cup One: Sura Made From Grains

Cup Two: Sugarcane, Wine, Toddy, and Other Drinks

Cup Three: Sura Brewing and Public Drinking

Cup Four: Luxurious, Erotic Drinking in Literary Texts

Cup Five: Drink, Health, and Disease in Ayurvedic Texts

ROUND TWO: DRINK AND RELIGION

Cup Six: Drink in Ritual, Myths, and Epic

Cup Seven: The Filth of Grain and the Pain of Drink: Morality, Vice, and Law

Cup Eight: Sura Regained: Drink in Tantra

Cup Nine: Firewater and Corpse-Reviver: Alcohol in Later Sanskrit Sources

Digestif: What Do We Do About This Stuff That Makes Everything Go Awry?


Appendix: Soma, Ancient Drugs, and Modern Scholars

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