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The Global Drug Wars (HISTORY 201A)

HISTORY
301A
Instructors
Crews, R. (PI)
Section Number
1
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.'
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Units
4-5
Academic Career
Graduate
Academic Year
Quarter
Spring
Section Days
Tuesday Thursday
Start Time
12:00 PM
End Time
1:20 PM
Location
200-203