Professor Taylor joins us this fall researching the history of early modern Europe, especially Spain. Currently, he is working on a book on the beginnings of modern addiction, examining how western Europeans experienced "soft drugs" like sugar, tobacco, chocolate, coffee, tea, distilled spirits, and opium.
This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the fall 2012 semester.
Produced by Stephen Gordinier.
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