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The size of the: 31.22 MB
Edition: Harper & Row, Publishers (NYC)
Date of issue: August 1st 1972
ISBN: 0060129018
ISBN 13: 9780060129019
The author of the book: Alfred W. McCoy
Language: English
Format files: PDF

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Glossary
Acknowledgements
Intro-Consequences of Complicity
Heroin-History of a Miracle Drug
Logistics of Heroin
1/Sicily-Home of the Mafia
Addiction in America
Mafia in America
Mafia Restored-Fighters for Democracy
Luciano Organizes Postwar Heroin Trade
Marseille Connection
Mapa de la Conquista de Sicilia '43
2/Marseille-America's Heroin Lab
Genesis
From Underworld to Underground
Political Bedfellows-SP, Guerinis & CIA
Guerini-Francisci Vendetta
After the Fall
Decline of European Heroin Trade & Journey to the East
3/Colonial Legacy-Opium for the Natives
Royal Thai Opium Monopoly
Burma Sahibs in Shan states
Fr.Indochina-Friendly Neighborhood Opium Den
Opium Crisis of 1939-45
Meo of Laos-Politics of the Poppy
Opium in Tai Country-Denouement at Dien Bien Phu
Into the Postwar Era
4/Cold War Opium Boom
Fr.Indochina-Opium Espionage/OperationX
Binh Xuyen
Order & Opium in Saigon
Secret War in Burma-The KMT
Thailand's Opium-Fruits of Victory
Appendix/Is Communist China Center of Intern'l Narcotics Traffic? No
5/S.Vietnam-Narcotics in Nation's Service
Politics of Heroin in S.Vietnam
Tradition & Corruption in SE Asia
Diem's Dynasty & Nhu Bandits
New Opium Monopoly
Thieu-Ky Rivalry
GI Heroin Epidemic
S.Vietnam-Heroin Achieves Full Market Potential
Opium Airlift Command
Thieu Takes Command
Vietnamese Navy-Up the Creek
Vietnamese Army-Marketing Product
Lower House Heroin Junkets
Khiem Apparatus-All in the Family
Tempest in a Teapot-Thieu-Khiem Squabble
Mafia Comes to Asia
Consequences of Complicity-Generation of Junkies
6/Hong Kong-Heir to Heroin Traffic
7/Golden Triangle-Heroin is Our Most Important Product
Laos-Land of the Poppy
Corsican Aviation Pioneers Air Opium '55-65
Gen.Phoumi Nosavan-Feudalism Still w/US
Secret War Secret Strategy in Laos
Long Pot-Rendezvous w/Air America
Gen.Ouane Rattikone-Vientiane Connexion
CIA in NW Laos-Prelude to '67 Opium War
Gen.U Ba Thein-Reaping the Whirlwind
KMT in Thailand-Guardian at N. Gate
Battle at Ban Khwan-Challenge of Chan Shee-Fu
Survival of the Fittest
Shan Rebellion-Road to Chaos
Gen.Ouane Rattikone-Winner Takes Something
Conclusion
8/What Can Be Done?
Cure the Individual Addict
Destroy Narcotics Syndicates
Eliminate Illicit Opium Production
'72-Year of Decision
Appendix
China-Historical Setting of Asia's Profitable Plague
China Grows Her Own
Tarnished Crusades
Notes

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Ebook The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia read Online! Dr Alfred W. McCoy is professor of SE Asian History at the U. of Wisconsin at Madison where he also serves as director of the Center for SE Asian Studies, a federally-funded National Resource Center. He's spent the past quarter-century writing about the politics & history of the opium trade. In addition to publications, he serves as a correspondent for the Observatoire Geopolitique des Drogues in Paris & was plenary speaker at their '92 conference in Paris sponsored by the European Community. In '93, he presented a paper on the Mafia & the Asian heroin trade at the Conference in Honor of Giovanni Falcone in Palermo, Sicily. In 3/96, he was the plenary speaker at the 7th International Conference on Drug Harm Reduction in Hobart, Australia. He's served as expert witness & consultant to the Canadian Commission of Inquiry into the Non-Medical use of Drugs, the Australian Royal Commission of Inquiry into Drugs, the Minister of Administrative Services, Victoria State Parliament, & the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Drug Enforcement Policy & Support in the Office of the US Secretary of Defense. Recently, he worked as consultant & commentator for a tv documentary on the global heroin traffic produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, accompanying the crew to locations in Burma, Thailand, Vietnam & Laos.


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