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Alcohol basis - Drug – in any substance however consumed, causes physiological change in the mind or body - Most used drug – caffeine, tobacco, aspirin (coffee #1 in the US) - Alcohol might not be the most used drug on the planet but it is the oldest!!! - Very important to human history - Biogeography – subfield of geography, factors influencing the distribution of plants and animals, approached from ecological, historical and cultural perspective - Human influence – crop domestication, environmental change,… - everything live (bio) - Alcohol – from Arabic word (alc uol), ethanol (ethyl alcohol), grey alcohol, any beverage that has ethyl alcohol in it, almost from pre-civilization (medicinal, recreation, hygiene, .._ - Symbolic religious use – much higher ranking to the human need - Combination of alcohol and biogeography alco-biogeography – study of the factors influencing the distribution of those plants that are the base ingredients for alcohol, approached from ecological, historical, and cultural perspective - Impacts – defining cultural landscapes imbues specific cultural characteristics (some locations have certain plants certain alcohol) - Historical summary: - Can occur naturally – people used it – desire for alcohol might be the reason why people settle down and grew plants for alcohol - We have been tweeking it, figuring out how to make it better still expanding different flavors from different places -
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