This is a fascinating compilation of medical, psychological and sociological papers on the spread of ayahuasca use ... in Brazil and in several European countries (Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands), as well as the USA. ... Highly recommended for serious students of this subject.
Ralph Metzner, Ph.D., Psychologist and author of Sacred Vine of Spirits - Ayahuasca
The Internationalization of Ayahuasca provides reliable information that has never before appeared in print, ranging from the rain forests of the Amazon to the churches in Western Europe. ... Like it or not, ayahuasca has left the jungle and is here to stay! Read this book and you will understand the importance of its arrival on the global scene.
Dr. Stanley Krippner, Ph.D., Alan Watts Professor of Psychology, Saybrook University
The contributors provide a detailed consideration of the legal situation of ayahuasca ... as well as a multidisciplinary assessment of the health implications of its use. The Internationalization of Ayahuasca is a must-read for anyone attempting to understand the global implications of ayahuasca today.
Dr. Michael Winkelman, M.P.H., Ph.D., Author of Shamanism - A Biopsychosocial Paradigm of Consciousness and Healing