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This Is Cocaine

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The recreational drug with the fastest-growing popularity, cocaine is marked by contrasts: it brings euphoria and despair, results in obscene wealth and dire poverty, and is used by both Peruvian hill farmers and sharply dressed American professionals. This book presents the drug in all its complexity including the drug's history, the extraordinary world of drug lords and traffickers, the politics of production, the science of addiction, and cocaine's health implications.

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ISBN:
9781860745478
Author:
Constable, Nick
Publisher:
Sanctuary Publishing
Subject:
General
Subject:
Addictions
Subject:
Psychopathology - Addiction
Subject:
Substance Abuse & Addictions - Drug Dependence
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology/Addiction
Publication Date:
20040228
Binding:
TP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
204
Dimensions:
7.74x5.04x.66 in. .53 lbs.

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Health and Self-Help » Recovery and Addiction » Substance Abuse and Addictions » Drug Dependence
History and Social Science » American Studies » Drugs and Culture
History and Social Science » Sociology » Drugs

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