On who grew manufactured distributed and consumed it and not on the ualities of the drug itself Drug control is a powerful tool for ordering international trade
economies and society's habits and daily livesIn a historical landscape animated by struggles over political economy autonomy and society's habits and daily livesIn a historical landscape animated by struggles over political economy national autonomy and racial euality We Sell Drugs insists on the socio historical underpinnings of designations of legality to explore how drug control became a major weapon in asserting control of domestic and international affair.
Read & Download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Suzanna ReissThis history of US led international drug control provides new perspectives on the economic ideological and political foundations of a Cold War American empire US officials assumed the helm of international drug control after World War II at a moment of unprecedented geopolitical influence embodied in the growing economic clout of
its pharmaceutical industry We Sell Drugs is a study grounded in the transnational geography and political economy of the coca leafpharmaceutical industry We Sell Drugs is a study grounded in the transnational geography and political economy of the coca
*leaf coca derived *coca derived market stretching from Peru and Bol. Ivia into the United States More than a narrow biography of one famous plant and its eually famous derivative products Coca Cola and cocaine this book situates these commodities
within the larger landscape of drug production and consumption Examining efforts to control the circuits through which coca traveledthe *LARGER LANDSCAPE OF DRUG PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION EXAMINING EFFORTS * landscape of drug production and consumption Examining efforts control the circuits through which coca traveled Reiss provides a geographic and legal basis for considering the historical construction of designations of legality and illegalityThe book also argues that the legal status of any given drug is largely premised.