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One hundred years of heroin

Author: David F Musto; Pamela Korsmeyer; Thomas W Maulucci
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Auburn House, 2002.
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A study of Heroin. It tells how Heroin, the trademark name for diacetylmorphine, was commercially introduced in 1898, and filled a desperate need for a cough suppressant. For several years it was  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
One hundred years of heroin.
Westport, Conn. : Auburn House, 2002
(OCoLC)654368923
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David F Musto; Pamela Korsmeyer; Thomas W Maulucci
ISBN: 0865693099 9780865693098 0865693242 9780865693241
OCLC Number: 48100414
Description: xvii, 252 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The origins of heroin / David F. Musto --
pt. 1. The first sixty years --
The roads to H : the emergence of the American heroin complex, 1898-1956 / David T. Courtwright --
pt. 2. Inside policymaking --
One hundred years of heroics / Daniel Patrick Moynihan --
Heroin politics and policy under president Nixon / Egil Krogh, Jr. --
One bite of the apple : establishing the Special Action Office for Drug Abuse Prevention / Jerome H. Jaffe --
Is drug addiction a brain disease? / Sally Satel --
pt. 3. The urban epidemic --
Heroin addiction in the nation's capital, 1966-1973 / Robert L. DuPont --
Generational trends in heroin use and injection in New York City / Bruce D. Johnson and Andrew Golub --
pt. 4. Treatment options --
Trick or treat? A century of American responses to heroin addiction / William L. White --
Methadone : the drug, the treatment, the controversy / Herbert D. Kleber --
Heroin maintenance : is a U.S. experiment needed? / Peter Reuter and Robert MacCoun --
From heroin addiction to opioid maintenance : problem or cure? Or, all opioid agonists are not the same / Richard S. Schottenfeld --
pt. 5. Political and cultural complications --
From British India to the Taliban : lessons from the history of the heroin market / Kathryn Meyer --
Hip to be high : heroin and popular culture in the twentieth century / Jill Jones.
Responsibility: edited by David F. Musto with the assistance of Pamela Korsmeyer and Thomas W. Maulucci, Jr.

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