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Drugs in Africa : histories and ethnographies of use, trade, and control

Author: Charles H Ambler; Neil C M Carrier; Gernot Klantschnig
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This cutting-edge volume is the first to address the burgeoning interest in drugs and Africa among scholars, policymakers, and the general public. It brings together an interdisciplinary group of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles H Ambler; Neil C M Carrier; Gernot Klantschnig
ISBN: 9781137321893 113732189X 9781137321909 1137321903
OCLC Number: 872654520
Description: xii, 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / by Charles Ambler, Neil Carrier and Gernot Klantschnig --
The drug empire : the control of drugs in Africa in global perspective / by Charles Ambler --
The rise of branded alcoholic drinks in West Africa / by Dmitri van den Bersselaar --
Histories of cannabis use and control in Nigeria, 1927-1967 / by Gernot Klantschnig --
Alcohol licensing hours : time and temperance in Kenya / by Justin Willis --
A respectable chew : highs and lows in the history of Kenyan khat / by Neil Carrier --
The illegal trade in pharmaceuticals : historical cases from West Africa / by Donna Patterson --
Tanzanian heroin users and the realities of addiction / by Sheryl McCurdy --
Out of the shadows : negotiations and networks in the cannabis trade in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo / by Ann Laudati.
Responsibility: edited by Gernot Klantschnig, Neil Carrier, and Charles Ambler.

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