BlueCat Motors E-books > Social Services Welfare > Cocaine: Global Histories by Paul Gootenberg

Cocaine: Global Histories by Paul Gootenberg

By Paul Gootenberg

Cocaine examines the increase and fall of this infamous substance from its valid use through scientists and medics within the 19th century to the overseas prohibitionist regimes and drug gangs of this present day. subject matters explored contain: * Amsterdam's advanced cocaine tradition * the manufacture, sale and keep an eye on of cocaine within the usa * Japan and the Southeast Asian cocaine undefined * export of cocaine prohibitions to Peru * intercourse, medicinal drugs and race in early sleek London Cocaine unveils new fundamental resources and covert social, cultural and political adjustments to make clear cocaine's hidden historical past.

Show description

Read or Download Cocaine: Global Histories PDF

Best social services & welfare books

The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth: An Economic Perspective (National Bureau of Economic Research Conference Report)

Essentially the most vital public coverage matters within the usa is easy methods to enhance the lifestyles clients of deprived early life who, of their adolescence, face low-quality tuition platforms, bad entry to healthiness care, and high-crime environments. the issues of deprived formative years contains a large variety of study interpreting quite a few points of drawback, and methods of accelerating the facility of low-income youths to enhance their conditions later in lifestyles.

Welfare Reform and Sexual Regulation

Encouraged via the political and philosophical interventions of feminist girls of colour and Foucauldian social idea, Anna Marie Smith explores the scope and constitution of the kid help enforcement, family members cap, marriage merchandising, and abstinence schooling measures which are embedded inside modern usa welfare coverage.

Madness, distress and the politics of disablement

An exploration of the connection among insanity, misery and incapacity, bringing jointly prime students and activists from Europe, North the US, Australia and India.

Additional resources for Cocaine: Global Histories

Example text

The catarrh cures were unlike the first generation of cocaine products in at least two important ways. First, they were promoted in ways that directly conflicted with prevailing medical views. Although physicians had been the first to recommend the use of cocaine for the relief of asthma and catarrh, its use had been largely discredited by the 1890s. As late as 1908 the makers of products such as Az-Ma-Syde, a 1-percent solution of cocaine, promised consumers a great deal for their money: On a Guarantee We Will Cure ASTHMA or Ask No Pay.

For cultural signs, see Michael Starks, Cocaine Fiends and Reefer Madness: An Illustrated History of Drugs in the Movies (New York: Cornwall Books, 1982), chs 4–5. 14 Paul Gootenberg 3. David F. , David T. Courtwright, “The rise and fall of cocaine in the United States,” in J. Goodman, P. Lovejoy and A. Sherratt, eds, Consuming Habits: Drugs in History and Anthropology (London: Routledge, 1995), ch. 10. 4. ); George Andrews and D. , The Coca Leaf and Cocaine Papers (New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovitch, 1975), an even wider set; Joel Phillips and R.

The sole historian look at coca is recent: Joseph Gagliano, Coca Prohibition in Peru: The Historical Debates (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1994). David F. Musto, The American Disease: Origins of Narcotics Control (New York: Oxford University Press, 1973); Arnold H. Taylor, American Diplomacy and the Narcotics Traffic (Durham: Duke University Press, 1969); William Walker III, Drug Control in the Americas (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1981) and his most historical of collections, Drug Control Policy: Essays in Historical and Comparative Perspective (University Park: Penn State Press, 1992); H.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.94 of 5 – based on 5 votes