Essay twoThesisStimulants had a large effect on the European world and their development. All of these itema when first discovered were rare and only used by a small portion of the population, however the longer coffee, tea and tobacco were around the more popular and widespread its use became. Schivelbush examines the development of these stimulants and their social acceptance in Europe. Courtwright looks at how these goods were spread and produced in order to allow this wholesale acceptance to be possibleCourtwright (focuses on the history )TobaccoFirst encountered by Columbus, Dutch and English first to use in a large mannerStarted out as a expensive luxury good, however soon became a common goodMoved through Europe quickly thorugh both war and tradeDrug was not confined to one class howeverInitially shunned by the ruling class however drug was too popular to be stoppedScarred the ruling class so much that in Russia exile was possible, in the middle east and
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