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Gootenberg, Paul, ed. (1999) Cocaine: global histories. London: Routledge .

Originally a medical miracle, cocaine is now a dangerous pariah. Drawing on exciting international perspectives,Cocaineanalyzes and rethinks the origins of the modern drug. For the first time a book brings together the world's leading writers on the history of cocaine. Themes explored include: the manufacture, sale, and control of cocaine in the United States; Amsterdam's complex cocaine culture; Japan and the Southeast Asian cocaine industry; export of cocaine prohibitions to Peru; and sex, drugs and race in London.'Cocaine' unveils new sources and covert social, cultural and political transformations that reveal cocaine's hidden history. Contributors: Luis Astorga, H. Richard Friman, Paul Gootenberg, Steven B. Karch, Marek Kohn, Marcel de Kort, Ethan Nadelmann, Mary Roldán, and Joseph F. Spillane.


Item Type
Book
Publication Type
International, Book
Drug Type
Cocaine
Date
1999
Call No
BK2
Pages
ix, 21
Publisher
Routledge
Place of Publication
London
ISBN
0-415-22001-7
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 204 (Available)
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