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The Global Drug Wars (HISTORY 301A)

Requirements: 
WAY-SI
201A
Subject: 
HISTORY

Explores the global story of the struggle over drugs from the nineteenth century to the present. Topics include the history of the opium wars in China, controversies over wine and tobacco in Iran, narco-trafficking and civil war in Lebanon, the Afghan 'narco-state,' Andean cocaine as a global commodity, the politics of U.S.- Mexico drug trafficking, incarceration, drugs, and race in the U.S., and the globalization of the American 'war on drugs.'

Course ID: 
213 070
Grading: 
Letter (ABCD/NP)

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