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An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians$
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Edward William Lane

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9789774165603

Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.001.0001

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Use of Tobacco, Coffee, Hemp, Opium, Etc.

Use of Tobacco, Coffee, Hemp, Opium, Etc.

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Chapter 15 Use of Tobacco, Coffee, Hemp, Opium, Etc.
Source:
An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians
Author(s):

Edward William Lane

Jason Thompson

Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0015

This chapter posits that the ban on alcohol has caused a dependence on other addictive or intoxicating substances for enjoyment. It points to the widespread use of the tobacco pipe, weighing up its pros and cons of this pastime. Turning then to coffee, which often accompanied the pipe, this chapter briefly surveys its history among the Arabs then turns to preparation and coffeehouses. Finally it looks at hashish (hemp) and opium, which were less widely used—where and how they were prepared, sold, and consumed.

Keywords:   Tobacco, Coffee, Hashish, Hemp, Opium, Coffeehouses

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