Drugs in Africa

Histories and Ethnographies of Use, Trade, and Control

Editors: Klantschnig, G., Carrier, N., Ambler, C. (Eds.)

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This cutting-edge volume is the first to address the burgeoning interest in drugs and Africa among scholars, policymakers, and the general public. It brings together an interdisciplinary group of leading academics and practitioners to explore the use, trade, production, and control of mind-altering substances on the continent

About the authors

Charles Ambler, Professor, University of Texas, El Paso, USA Dmitri van den Berseelaar, Reader in African History, University of Liverpool, UK Neil Carrier, Lecturer, Oxford, UK Gernot Klantschnig, Associate Professor, University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China Ann Laudati, Lecturer, University of Bristol, UK Sheryl McCurdy, Associate Professor, University of Texas, Houston, USA Donna Patterson, Assistant Professor, Wellesley College, USA Justin Willis, University of Durham, UK

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Ambler, Charles (et al.)

    Pages 1-23

  • The Drug Empire: Control of Drugs in Africa, a Global Perspective

    Ambler, Charles

    Pages 25-47

  • The Rise of Branded Alcoholic Drinks in West Africa

    Bersselaar, Dmitri

    Pages 49-67

  • Histories of Cannabis Use and Control in Nigeria, 1927–1967

    Klantschnig, Gernot

    Pages 69-88

  • Alcohol Licensing Hours: Time and Temperance in Kenya

    Willis, Justin

    Pages 89-104

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Drugs in Africa
Book Subtitle
Histories and Ethnographies of Use, Trade, and Control
Editors
  • G. Klantschnig
  • N. Carrier
  • C. Ambler
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-32191-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137321916
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-32189-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-32190-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 205
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