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Drugs in Afghanistan : opium, outlaws and scorpion tales

Author: Dave Macdonald
Publisher: London : Pluto, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exposes the devastation that the heroin trade and drug addiction is causing within Afghanistan.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Macdonald, Dave, 1946-
Drugs in Afghanistan.
London : Pluto, 2007
(OCoLC)608681863
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Macdonald
ISBN: 9780745326184 0745326188 074532617X 9780745326177
OCLC Number: 85897426
Description: xxii, 295 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Scorpion tales --
A nations in anguish --
Opium cultivators --
Heroin producers and traffickers --
Outlaws and warlords --
Drug use in Afghanistan's history --
Neighbours and refugees --
A tale of two opiums --
Hashish and hakims --
Pharmaceuticals and chemical cocktails --
Masters of the universe: other drugs and future dimensions --
Scorpion tails.
Responsibility: David Macdonald.
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'An addictive tale that is difficult to resist' -- Shirazuddin Siddiqi, BBC 'This stunning book provides detailed insights into drug production, set in the context of the country's history, its Read more...

 
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