This lavishly illustrated compendium of all things hashish appeals to illicit substance consumers, medical users, and history buffs alike. Author Robert Connell Clarke traces hashish origins, history, consumption, production and chemistry, from earliest times to the present. Traditional methods of collecting cannabis resin and processing it into hashish are described in detail. The second edition of Hashish boasts more than 270 photographs, drawings, maps, graphs, and tables, including 63 updated color photographs. It also includes bibliographical references and a useful index.
About the Author
Robert Connell Clarke is acknowledged as a foremost world authority on hashish and hemp. His other works include "Marijuana Botany" and "Natural History of Cannabis" (University of Berkeley Press, Fall 2012). He is a founder of the International Hemp Association and has authored numerous IHA Journal studies and countless cannabis articles and photographs for magazines and books during past 35 years.
Mel Frank Edited HASHISH! 1st and 2nd editions; author Marijuana Grower's Guide Deluxe and Marijuana Grower's Insider's Guide; contributed countless articles and photographs to cannabis-centric magazines and books, college textbooks and videos over past 40 years; first cannabis growing article published in Rolling Stone 1971; guest lecturer Oaksterdam University.
"Need an exotic hors d'oeuvre for Friends of the Library reception-Nepalese temple balls, perhaps, or a delicate majoon (a cannabis confection) . . . Just consult this lavishly illustrative compendium of all things hashish. Appealing to illicit substance consumers and history buffs alike . . . so for most libraries this is ostensibly history." American Library Association, Booklist