Drug Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century
By (author) William B. McAllister
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Drug Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century by William B. McAllister
Book DescriptionDrug Diplomacy is the first comprehensive historical account of the evolution of the global drugs control regime. The book analyzes how the rules and regulations that encompass the drug question came to be framed. By examining the international historical aspects of the issue, the author addresses the many questions surrounding this global problem. Including coverage of substances from heroin and cocaine to morphine, stimulants, hallucinogens and alcohol, Drug Diplomacy addresses: * the historical development of drug laws, drug-control institutions, and attitudes about drugs * international control negotiations and the relationship between the drug question and issues such as trade policy, national security concerns, the Cold War and medical considerations * the reasons why the goal to eliminate drug abuse has been so hard to accomplish.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415179904
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This text provides a comprehensive historical account of the evolution of the global drugs control regime. It analyzes how the rules and regulations that encompass the drug question came to be framed and examines the historical aspects of the issue.
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Author Biography - William B. McAllister
William B. McAllister is Lecturer in History and Faculty Consultant at the Teaching Resource Center at the University of Virginia.
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