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The Resource Home grown : marijuana and the origins of Mexico's war on drugs, Isaac Campos

Home grown : marijuana and the origins of Mexico's war on drugs, Isaac Campos

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Home grown : marijuana and the origins of Mexico's war on drugs
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Home grown
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marijuana and the origins of Mexico's war on drugs
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Isaac Campos
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Language
eng
Summary
Historian Isaac Campos combines wide-ranging archival research with the latest scholarship on the social and cultural dimensions of drug-related behavior in this telling of marijuana's remarkable history in Mexico. Introduced in the sixteenth century by the Spanish, cannabis came to Mexico as an industrial fiber and symbol of European empire. But, Campos demonstrates, as it gradually spread to indigenous pharmacopoeias, then prisons and soldiers' barracks, it took on both a Mexican name--marijuana--and identity as a quintessentially "Mexican" drug. A century ago, Mexicans believed that marijua
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EBLCP
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • bibliography
Home grown : marijuana and the origins of Mexico's war on drugs, Isaac Campos
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Home grown : marijuana and the origins of Mexico's war on drugs, Isaac Campos
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5149/9780807882689_campos
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cannabis and the psychoactive riddle -- Cannabis and the colonial milieu -- The discovery of marijuana in Mexico -- The place of marijuana in Mexico, 1846-1920 -- Explaining the missing counterdiscourse I: the science of drugs and madness -- Explaining the missing counterdiscourse II: people, environments, and degeneration -- Did marijuana really cause "madness" and violence in Mexico? -- National legislation and the birth of Mexico's war on drugs -- Postscript: Mexican ideas move North
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1 online resource (x, 331 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780807882689
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations
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