Professor Rafferty Publishes New Book on Native Intoxicants

Native Intoxicants of North America by Sean Rafferty - Book cover

Anthropology Professor Sean Rafferty recently wrote a new book titles Native Intoxicants of North America (University of Tennessee Press - ). Though scholarship on intoxicants in regions like Asia, Africa, Mesoamerica, and South America is plentiful, Native Intoxicants of North America represents the first foray into a study of prehistoric intoxicants throughout North America specifically. In this study, Sean Rafferty fills significant gaps in existing research with a focus on native cultures of North America and holistic coverage.