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The Andean Cocaine Industry
by Patrick L. Clawson, et al
Paperback - 282 pages
St. Martin's Press; ISBN: 0312176910

Cocaine : A Clinician's Handbook
Arnold M. Washton(Editor), Mark S. Gold (Editor)
Hardcover / Published 1987

Cocaine: An Unauthorized Biography
by Dominic Streatfeild
Cocaine, writes filmmaker Dominic Streatfeild, "is not some evil spawn of Satan but simply a commodity." Like other commodities, cocaine has a history. When the Spanish conquistadors came to South America and observed that Indians who chewed the leaves of Erythroxylon coca could, it seemed, march over the tallest mountain or through the densest forest for days on end, they knew they were onto something. The newcomers took to growing coca themselves, and in time their product found an audience outside the continent, with users such as Sigmund Freud, Ernest Shackleton (who "took Forced March cocaine tablets to Antarctica in 1909 for the energy boost they gave"), Duke Ellington, and, eventually, half of Hollywood to testify to its powers. Streatfeild's appropriately rapid narrative takes in such key moments and players as "the year of cocaine" 1969, when the film Easy Rider reintroduced the drug to American popular culture, and George Jung, whose exploits are chronicled in Ted Demme's film Blow, to create a portrait of the drug that ranges over centuries. Though he supports legalization, Streatfeild acknowledges the evil and corruption surrounding the trade. Drawing lessons from history, he also suggests the possibility that "cocaine will fizzle out in the year 2015 the way it did in the early twentieth century." At the close of this absorbing book, he adds, "It deserves to." --Gregory McNamee -
Paperback from Picador USA

Cocaine : Scientific and Social Dimensions (Ciba Foundation Symposia Series, No 166)
Ciba Foundation Symposium, Griffith Edwards (Editor)
Paperback / Published 1992

Cocaine Addiction : Theory, Research, and Treatment
Jerome J. Platt

Cocaine Addiction : Treatment, Recovery, and Relapse Prevention
Arnold M. Waston
Hardcover / Published 1989 
Also in Paperback

Cocaine Solutions : Help for Cocaine Abusers and Their Families (Haworth Series in Addictions Treatment, Vol 4)
Jennifer Rice-Licare, Katharine Delaney-McLoughlin 
Hardcover / Published 1990

Cocaine Politics : Drugs, Armies, and the CIA in Central America
by Peter Dale Scott, Jonathan Marshall

Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras, and the Crack Cocaine Explosion
by Gary Webb, Maxine Waters
Paperback from Seven Stories Press
Development of Medications for the Treatment of Opiate and Cocaine Addictions : Issues for the Government and Private Sector
Carolyn E. Fulco, et al
Paperback / Published 1995 
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The Mafia, CIA and George Bush
by Pete Brewton

Whiteout : The CIA, Drugs and the Press
by Alexander Cockburn, et al

The Immaculate Deception : The Bush Crime Family Exposed
by Russell S. Bowen 

Psychotherapy of Cocaine Addiction : Entering the Interpersonal World of the Cocaine Addict (Library of Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment)
Jeffrey, Ph.D. Faude, David, Ph.D. Mark 

BLOW: How a Small-Town Boy Made $100 Million with the Medellin Cocaine Cartel and Lost It All
by Bruce Porter
Paperback from Griffin Trade Paperback
More Terrible than Death: Massacres, Drugs, and America's War in Colombia
by Robin Kirk
Listed under Colombia History
Snowblind: A Brief Career in the Cocaine Trade
by Robert Sabbag
Paperback from Grove Press
Doctor Dealer: The Rise and Fall of an All-American Boy and His Multimillion-Dollar Cocaine Empire
by Mark Bowden
Paperback from Grove Press
Senor Vivo and the Coca Lord
by Louis De Bernieres
Paperback from Vintage
Cocaine Addiction: Treatment, Recovery, and Relapse Prevention
by Arnold M. Washton
Paperback from W.W. Norton & Company
Cocaine Nights
by J. G. Ballard
Paperback from Counterpoint Press


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