Shooting Up: A Short History of Drugs and War examines how intoxicants have been put to the service of states, empires, and their armies throughout history.Since the beginning of organized combat, armed forces have prescribed drugs to their members for two general purposes: to enhance performance during combat and to counter the trauma of killing and witnessing violence after it is over. Stimulants (e.g. alcohol, cocaine, and amphetamines) have b...
By Howard Hughes
Publisher: HURST C CO PUBLISHERS LTD (2001)
Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 1.1 x 6.7 inches
Amazon Rank: 1620078
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
Well! Let me tell you. The 'drug' epidemic (i.e., 'epidemic' didn't begin with the geeks who passed 'laws' in 1918. It is a permanent feature of the human condition, especially as a welcome antidote to the daily pains of warfare. The idiot moniker "
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