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              Killer High: A History of War in Six Drugs

              Killer High: A History of War in Six Drugs (Hardback)

              By Andreas, Peter

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              There is growing alarm over how drugs increasingly empower terrorists, insurgents, traffickers, and gangs. But by looking back not just years and decades but centuries, the eminent scholar Peter Andreas reveals that the drugs-conflict nexus is actually an old story, and that powe...rful states have been its biggest beneficiaries. In his path-breaking Killer High, Andreas shows how six psychoactive drugs - ranging from old to relatively new, mild to potent, licit to illicit, natural to synthetic - have proven to be particularly important war ingredients. This sweeping history tells the story of war from antiquity to the modern age through the lens of alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, opium, amphetamines, and cocaine. Beer and wine drenched ancient and medieval battlefields, and the distilling revolution lubricated the conquest and ethnic cleansing of the New World. Tobacco became globalized through soldiering, with soldiers hooked on smoking and governments hooked on taxing it. Caffeine and opium fueled imperial expansion and warfare. The commercialization of amphetamines in the twentieth century energized soldiers to fight harder, longer, and faster, while cocaine stimulated an increasingly militarized drug war that produced casualty numbers surpassing most civil wars. As Andreas demonstrates, armed conflict has become progressively more drugged with the introduction, mass production, and global spread of mind-altering substances. As a result, we cannot understand the history of war without including drugs, and we similarly cannot understand the history of drugs without including war. From ancient brews and battles to meth and modern warfare, drugs and war have grown up together and become addicted to each other.
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              ISBN 9780190463014
              Released NZ 16 Jan 2020
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America

              Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America (Paperback)

              By Andreas, Peter

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              Originally published in hardcover in 2013.

              ISBN 9780199360987
              Released NZ 26 Jun 2014
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Border Games: Policing the U.S.-Mexico Divide
               

              Border Games: Policing the U.S.-Mexico Divide (Trade Paperback / Paperback, second edition)

              By Andreas, Peter

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              In an updated and expanded edition of his essential 2000 book about shifts in how borders are perceived and patrolled, Peter Andreas brings the story into the present day. The second edition of Border Games places the continued sharp escalation of...

              ISBN 9780801475405
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2009
              Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Series Cornell Studies in Political Economy
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              Drug War Politics: The Price of Denial
               

              Drug War Politics: The Price of Denial (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Bertram, Eva; Blachman, Morris; Sharpe, Kenneth; Andreas, Peter

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              Exposes US efforts to fight drug trafficking and abuse. This book argues that only by situating drug issues in the context of our fundamental institutions - the family, neighborhoods, and schools - can we hope to provide viable treatment, prevention, and law enforcement.

              ISBN 9780520205987
              Released NZ 15 Jul 1996
              Publisher University of California Press
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              Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution
                

              Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution (EPUB ebook)

              By Andreas, Peter

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              The adventure tale and intimate true story of a boy on the run with his mother, a housewife turned radical who kidnapped her son and set off for South America in search of the revolution. Carol Andreas was a traditional 1950s housewife from a small Mennonite town in central Kansa...s who became a radical feminist and Marxist revolutionary. From the late sixties to the early eighties, she went through multiple husbands and countless lovers while living in three states and five countries. She took her youngest son, Peter, with her wherever she went, even kidnapping him and running off to South America after his straitlaced father won a long and bitter custody fight. They were chasing the revolution together, though the more they chased it the more distant it became. They battled the bad isms (sexism, imperialism, capitalism, fascism, consumerism), and fought for the good isms (feminism, socialism, communism, egalitarianism). They were constantly running, moving, hiding. Between the ages of five and eleven, Peter attended more than a dozen schools and lived in more than a dozen homes, moving from the comfortably bland suburbs of Detroit to a hippie commune in Berkeley to a socialist collective farm in pre-military coup Chile to highland villages and coastal shantytowns in Peru. When they secretly returned to America they settled down clandestinely in Denver, where his mother changed her name to hide from his father. This is an extraordinary account of a deep mother-son bond and the joy and toll of growing up with a radical mother in a radical age. Andreas is an insightful and candid narrator whose unforgettable memoir gives new meaning to the old saying, the personal is political. --Provided by publisher.
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              ISBN 9781501124457
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              Language en
              Released NZ 4 Apr 2017
              Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
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              Policing the Globe: Criminalization and Crime Control in International Relations
               

              Policing the Globe: Criminalization and Crime Control in International Relations (Paperback)

              By Andreas, Peter; Nadelmann, Ethan

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              A thought-provoking analysis of the historical expansion and recent dramatic acceleration of international crime control, 'Policing the Globe' provides a bridge between criminal justice and international relations on a topic of crucial public importance.

              ISBN 9780195341959
              Released NZ 1 Feb 2008
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Rebordering of North America: Integration and Exclusion in a New Security Context
               

              The Rebordering of North America: Integration and Exclusion in a New Security Context (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Andreas, Peter; Biersteker, Thomas J.

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              This volume explores the implications of the terrorist attack on America of September 11th 2001 and the war on terrorism for border controls, cross-border relations and economic integration in North America.

              ISBN 9780415944670
              Released NZ 23 May 2003
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Sex, Drugs, and Body Counts: The Politics of Numbers in Global Crime and Conflict

              Sex, Drugs, and Body Counts: The Politics of Numbers in Global Crime and Conflict (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Andreas, Peter; Greenhill, Kelly M.

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              In this book, political scientists, anthropologists, sociologists, and policy analysts critically examine the murky origins of misleading or inaccurate statistics used in global policy and traces their remarkable proliferation.

              ISBN 9780801476181
              Released NZ 15 May 2010
              Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Blue Helmets and Black Markets: The Business of Survival in the Siege of Sarajevo
               

              Blue Helmets and Black Markets: The Business of Survival in the Siege of Sarajevo (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Andreas, Peter

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              A major contribution to our understanding of contemporary urban warfare, war economies, and the political repercussions of humanitarian action.

              ISBN 9781501704338
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2016
              Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Sex, Drugs, and Body Counts: The Politics of Numbers in Global Crime and Conflict
               

              Sex, Drugs, and Body Counts: The Politics of Numbers in Global Crime and Conflict (Hardback)

              Edited by Andreas, Peter; Greenhill, Kelly M.

              • RRP: $194.00
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              In this book, political scientists, anthropologists, sociologists, and policy analysts critically examine the murky origins of misleading or inaccurate statistics used in global policy and traces their remarkable proliferation.

              ISBN 9780801448614
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2010
              Publisher Cornell University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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