The Resource A narco history: : how the United States and Mexico jointly created the ""Mexican Drug War"", (ebook)

A narco history: : how the United States and Mexico jointly created the ""Mexican Drug War"", (ebook)

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A narco history: : how the United States and Mexico jointly created the ""Mexican Drug War""
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A narco history:
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how the United States and Mexico jointly created the ""Mexican Drug War""
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eng
Summary
The term "Mexican Drug War" misleads. It implies that the ongoing bloodbath, which has now killed well over 100,000 people, is an internal Mexican affair. But this diverts attention from the U.S. role in creating and sustaining the carnage. It's not just that Americans buy drugs from, and sell weapons to, Mexico's murderous cartels. It's that ever since the U.S. prohibited the use and sale of drugs in the early 1900s, it has pressured Mexico into acting as its border enforcer--with increasingly deadly consequences. Mexico was not a helpless victim. Powerful forces within the country profited hugely from supplying Americans with what their government forbade them. But the policies that spawned the drug war have proved disastrous for both countries. Written by two award-winning authors, one American and the other Mexican, A Narco History reviews the interlocking twentieth-century histories that produced this twenty-first century calamity, and proposes how to end it
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Midwest
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Boullosa, Carmen
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363.450972
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Wallace, Mike
  • hoopla digital
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  • Drug control
  • Drug control
  • Drug control
  • Drug traffic
  • Drug traffic
  • Drug traffic
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adult
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A narco history: : how the United States and Mexico jointly created the ""Mexican Drug War"", (ebook)
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781944869250
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11829309
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11829309
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MWT11829309
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Label
A narco history: : how the United States and Mexico jointly created the ""Mexican Drug War"", (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781944869250
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11829309
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11829309
System control number
MWT11829309
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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