A Definitive History
By (author) Dominic Streatfeild
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Cocaine by Dominic Streatfeild
Book DescriptionCocaine has started wars, prompted invasions, embarrassed politicians, toppled governments, filled prisons, created billionaires, fuelled parties, bankrupted countries and taken thousands of lives. All because of a small, unremarkable-looking shrub. Dominic Streatfeild's highly-praised and comprehensive study examines the history of the world's most popular, most problematic drug, from its origins with the Incas, to early enthusiasts including Freud, and the multi-million pound industry it is today. His journey takes him from the darkest corners of the British Library to the isolation cells of America's most secure prisons, from the crack houses of New York to the deepest jungles of South America, as he meets the economists, scientists, law enforcers, historians and traffickers who are involved in policing - and running - the cocaine trade.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780753506271
(195mm x 131mm x 34mm)
Imprint: Virgin Books
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Streatfield examines the story of cocaine from its first medical uses to the worldwide chaos it causes today. His research takes him from the reaches of the British Library to the isolation cells of America's prisons; from the crackhouses of New York to the jungles of Bolivia. 8-page photo insert.
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Author Biography - Dominic Streatfeild
Dominic Streatfeild is a TV producer/researcher, also involved in Channel 4's documentary on cocaine (September 2004). His books, Silk Route by Rail and Trans-Siberian Handbook were both shortlisted for the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award.
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