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Forces of Habit: Drugs and the Making of the Modern World

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Why are coffee, tobacco, and marijuana available the world over, but not peyote or qat? Why are alcohol and tobacco legal, but not heroin or cocaine? What drives the drug, and how has it come to be what it is today - a vast, chequered pattern of use and abuse, medicine and recreation, commerce and interdiction? A global history of the acquisition of progressively more potent means of altering ordinary waking consciousness, this book provides the big picture of the discovery, interchange, and exploitation of the planet's ...

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0674004582

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9780674004580

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Forces of Habit: Drugs and the Making of the Modern World
2002, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674010031

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Forces of Habit: Drugs and the Making of the Modern World
2001, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674004580

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