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Title Cocaine : global histories / edited by Paul Gootenberg
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1999


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 213 pages)
Contents Introduction: cocaine: the hidden histories / Paul Gootenberg -- A brief "historiography" of cocaine -- Cocaine histories: the third wave -- Cocaine: cases, countries, contexts -- Afterthoughts: towards a new drug history? -- Amer-Andean connections (the United States, Peru) -- Making a modern drug: the manufacture, sale, and control of cocaine in the United States, 1880-1920 / Joseph F. Spillane -- The pharmaceutical industry and cocaine sales -- The Progressive critique of cocaine selling -- Regulation and its impact -- Reluctance or resistance? Constructing cocaine (prohibitions) in Peru, 1910-50 / Paul Gootenberg -- Political economies of national cocaine (1880-1930) -- Peru's national cocaine debate (1929-39) -- From global war to wars on cocaine (1939-50) -- Concluding on cocaine -- European axis, Asian circuits (Germany, Britain, the Netherlands and Java, Japan) -- Germany and the transformations of cocaine, 1880-1920 / H. Richard Friman -- The German cocaine industry -- Cocaine's first transformations -- Germany and the Hague Convention -- The war, aftermaths, and cocaine's transformation -- Cocaine girls: sex, drugs, and modernity in London during and after the First World War / Marek Kohn -- Cocaine, drug panics, and "modernity" -- Cocaine in London, 1901-14 -- The West End's war -- After "DORA," 1916-22 -- Doctors, diplomats, and businessmen: conflicting interests in the Netherlands and Dutch East Indies, 1860-1950 / Marcel De Kort -- From medicine to mood-altering drug, 1884-1919 -- Dutch drug policy from 1919 to 1940
Summary Annotation Originally a medical miracle, cocaine is now a dangerous pariah. Drawing on exciting international perspectives, Cocaine analyzes 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, arid 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 192-203) and index
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Subject Cocaine -- History
Cocaine abuse -- History
Cocaine industry -- History
Cocaine -- history
Drug and Narcotic Control -- history
Cocaine-Related Disorders -- history
History, 19th Century
History, 20th Century
SELF-HELP -- Substance Abuse & Addictions -- General.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- Addiction.
Cocaine abuse.
Cocaine industry.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Gootenberg, Paul, 1954-
LC no. 99019400
ISBN 0203159667