Drug Wars: The Political Economy Of Narcotics
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Drug Wars: The Political Economy Of Narcotics

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Inaugurated in 1984, America's "War on Drugs" is just the most recent skirmish in a standoff between global drug trafficking and state power. From Britain's nineteenth-century Opium Wars in China to the activities of Colombia's drug cartels and their suppression by U.S.-backed military forces today, conflicts over narcotics have justified imperial expansion, global capital...more
Paperback, 364 pages
Published April 23rd 2004 by Univ Of Minnesota Press (first published April 2004)
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