Tuesday, November 29, 2005

The Pursuit of Pleasure

Rudi Matthee's book, The Pursiut of Pleasure,talks about drugs , wine , coffee and tea in Iranian history from 1500-1900. It is an excellent book.In BBC persian there was an introduction to book by Khalgi.In coming weeks there will be an interview with Rudy Matthee on WashingtonPrism.org.
Do you know that during Safavid period,Iranian used to eat Taryak/Opium before going to work!


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