Musical View of Yemeni Social Life (article)

Schuyler, Philip D. “Qat, Conversation, and Song: A Musical View of Yemeni Social Life.” Yearbook for Traditional Music 29 (1997), 57-73. [On drinking in Yemen.]

Posted by Jon on July 13, 2006 at 06:50 AM in Alcohol (general), Qat, Yemen | Permalink

Chew on this

Every couple of days London’s Heathrow Airport receives a strange cargo. Bundles and bundles of shrub wrapped in banana leaves arriving on planes from Yemen and East Africa. This is qat - a mild narcotic, which after years of wrangling, is still legal in the UK.

The Yemen Times reports.

Posted by Cynthia on March 7, 2006 at 02:32 PM in Africa, Britain, Qat, Yemen | Permalink