The Resource History of coca : "the divine plant" of the Incas, W. Golden Mortimer

History of coca : "the divine plant" of the Incas, W. Golden Mortimer

Label
History of coca : "the divine plant" of the Incas
Title
History of coca
Title remainder
"the divine plant" of the Incas
Statement of responsibility
W. Golden Mortimer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MQM
Dewey number
615.788
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RS165.C5
LC item number
M8 1974
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Fitz Hugh Ludlow Memorial Library edition
Label
History of coca : "the divine plant" of the Incas, W. Golden Mortimer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Reprint of edition published in 1901 by J.H. Vail, New York under title: Peru, history of coca "the divine plant" of the Incas
  • Illustrations are primarily from the 1904 French edition
  • "Complete and unabridged."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 519-544) and index
Contents
An introduction to the history of coca -- The story of the Incans -- The rites and acts of the Incans -- The conquest of the Incans -- The physical aspect of Peru -- The history of coca -- The present Indians of Peru -- The botany of coca -- In the coca region of Peru -- The products of the coca leaf -- The production of alkaloids in plants -- Influence of coca upon muscular energy -- Action of coca upon the nervous system -- The physiological action of coca -- Adaption of coca to voice production -- The dietetic influence of coca -- Appendix : A collective investigation upon the physiological action and therapeutic application of coca
Control code
1427657
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 576 p.
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Edwin "Bud" Shrake Personal Library Collection. Gift of Ben Shrake, 2013 (Access. No. 2013-042). Inscribed to Bud [Shrake] by Andy [Crichton?], 1974. Paperbound.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)1427657
Label
History of coca : "the divine plant" of the Incas, W. Golden Mortimer
Publication
Note
  • Reprint of edition published in 1901 by J.H. Vail, New York under title: Peru, history of coca "the divine plant" of the Incas
  • Illustrations are primarily from the 1904 French edition
  • "Complete and unabridged."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 519-544) and index
Contents
An introduction to the history of coca -- The story of the Incans -- The rites and acts of the Incans -- The conquest of the Incans -- The physical aspect of Peru -- The history of coca -- The present Indians of Peru -- The botany of coca -- In the coca region of Peru -- The products of the coca leaf -- The production of alkaloids in plants -- Influence of coca upon muscular energy -- Action of coca upon the nervous system -- The physiological action of coca -- Adaption of coca to voice production -- The dietetic influence of coca -- Appendix : A collective investigation upon the physiological action and therapeutic application of coca
Control code
1427657
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 576 p.
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Edwin "Bud" Shrake Personal Library Collection. Gift of Ben Shrake, 2013 (Access. No. 2013-042). Inscribed to Bud [Shrake] by Andy [Crichton?], 1974. Paperbound.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)1427657

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