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Drugs and thugs, the history and future of America's war on drugs, Russell Crandall - paperback

Summary
A sweeping and highly readable work on the evolution of America's domestic and global drug war
Table Of Contents
Introduction -- Part 1. Drugs and the Drug Warin Context -- 1. Drugs 101 -- 2. Alcohol -- 3. Cocaine -- 4. Opium -- 5. Cannabis -- 6. Tobacco -- 7. Crackdown -- 8. Amphetamines -- 9. Alternative Consciousness -- 10. Nixon's War -- 11. Reagan's War -- Part 2. Supply-Side Crusade -- 12. Supply Side -- 13. Kingpin -- 14. Plan Colombia -- 15. Catastrophic Success -- 16. Our Man in Lima -- 17. Bolivian Backlash -- 18. El Narco Mexicano -- 19. Fear and Loathing in Central America -- 20. The Global War -- Part 3 The Home Front -- 21. The War over the War on Drugs -- 22. Law Enforcement and Incarceration -- 23. Cannabis Revisited -- 24. Big Tobacco -- 25. Psychedelics 2.0 -- 26. The Most American Drug -- 27. Opioid Nation -- Concluding Thoughts and a Tentative Way Forward -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
viii, 511 pages, illustrations, 24 cm
Isbn
9780300240344

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