Myth of the Addicted Army Vietnam and the Modern War on Drugs

ISBN-10: 1558497056

ISBN-13: 9781558497054

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jeremy Kuzmarov

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A probing analysis of the links between the Vietnam War and the evolution of American drug policy.
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List price: $28.95
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date: 8/31/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Abbreviations Used in the Text
Introduction The Politics of Scapegoating
� The Press Has Done a Tremendous Disservice�: Historical Perspective
Creating the Myth of the �Nam Junkie�: Mass Media and the Rise of a Drug Scare
Deconstructing the Myth: The Great National Drug Debate of the Sixties and Seventies
�A Generation of Junkies�: The Antiwar Movement, the Democratic Party, and the Myth
The Brass Responds, Part I: Nixon's War on Drugs
The Brass Responds, Part II: From Counter Insurgency to Narco-Insurgency in Southeast Asia
�Get Up You Doped Up Bastard!�: The Myth in Hollywood and Popular Television
The Crackdown: The Reagan Revolution and the War on Drugs
Conclusion: The Myth Endures
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