SHAD Interview: “US Foreign Relations and the New Drug History,” with co-editor Matthew R. Pembleton

Editor’s Note: Today, and for the next few weeks, we’re excited to present interviews with the authors of the first issue of the Social History of Alcohol and DrugsĀ to be published with the University of Chicago Press. Even better, the articles are all available to read for free until May 1. Today we talk withContinue reading “SHAD Interview: “US Foreign Relations and the New Drug History,” with co-editor Matthew R. Pembleton”

Distilling the Past at Mt. Vernon

Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes from contributing editor Dr. Matthew Pembleton, a lecturer at American University and a history consultant at the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine. He and I traveled to Mt. Vernon in September of this year to see how the plantation and living museum is recreating Washington’s drug-related history. AContinue reading “Distilling the Past at Mt. Vernon”

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