Course Detail

Course Detail for HIST-399H-01

ID Name (credits) Time Instructor
HIST-399H-01 ST: Narcotics/Mdn Wrld Hist (3 )
Rich, Jeremy M

Instruction Type: Online (Moodle) Lecture/Discussn

This course explores the historical dimensions of narcotics use, consumption, and sales from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present in world history. Topics covered include opium and colonial expansion, the rise of heroin and cocaine consumption across the global, political efforts to control and prohibit narcotics use in China, Mexico, and the US, the role of narcotics in wars, and the impact of narcotics on cultural developments.

 

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