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Karch, Steven B (2003) A history of cocaine: the mystery of coca Java and the Kew plant. London: Royal Society of Medicine Press .

This book aims to shed light into the early history of the cocaine industry when cocaine was a legal drug manufactured by major pharmaceutical companies. It contains annotated translations of three rare, previously untranslated, late nineteenth century books on the chemistry, botany and economics of the cocaine industry, with emphasis on the little known role of Netherlands and Indonesia.


Item Type
Book
Date
2003
Call No
BK, PN4.2
Pages
224 p.
Publisher
Royal Society of Medicine Press
Place of Publication
London
ISBN
1-85315-547-0
Keywords
cocaine, cocaine in any form, AOD history, botany (field), history (field)
Notes
Contains bibliographic references.
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 2120 (Available)

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