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Title Dangerous harvest [electronic resource] : drug plants and the transformation of indigenous landscapes / edited by Michael K. Steinberg, Joseph J. Hobbs, Kent Mathewson.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2004.


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Description viii, 325 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Michael K. Steinberg -- Drugs, moral geographies, and indigenous peoples : some initial mappings and central issues / Kent Mathewson -- The stimulus of prohibition : a critical history of the global narcotics trade / Alfred Mccoy -- Opium and the people of Laos / Joseph Westermeyer -- Opium production in Afghanistan and Pakistan / Nigel J.R. Allen -- The state and the ongoing struggle over coca in Bolivia : legitimacy, hegemony, and the exercise of power / Harry Sanabria -- The marijuana milpa : agricultural adaptations in a post-subsistence Maya landscape in southern Belize / Michael K. Steinberg -- Sacred and profane uses of the cactus Lophophora Williamsii from the south Texas Texas peyote gardens / Clarissa Kimber, Darrel McDonald -- Desert traffic : the dynamics of the drug trade in northwestern Mexico / Eric Perramond -- Cannabis in colonial India : production, state intervention, and resistance in the late nineteenth-century Bengali landscape / James H. Mills -- Suppressing opium and "reforming" minorities : antidrug campaigns in ethnic communities in the early People's Republic of China / Zhou Yongming -- Environmental and social consequences of coca/cocaine in Peru : policy alternatives and a research agenda / Kenneth R. Young -- Modern use and environmental impact of the kava plant int eh remote Oceania / Mark Merlin, William Raynor -- The global nexus of drug cultivation / Joseph J. Hobbs.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Drug traffic.
Drug control.
Drug abuse.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Steinberg, Michael K., 1965-
Hobbs, Joseph J. (Joseph John), 1956-
Mathewson, Kent, 1946-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0195143191 (acid-free paper)
0195143205 (pbk. : acid-free paper)

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