All Hopped Up: Further Reading
The following is a list of sources used or consulted in the making of the BackStory episode, “All Hopped Up: Drugs in America,” broadcast in January 2013. You can listen to the entire episode here.
Mentioned on the Show:
Campos, Isaac. Home Grown: Marijuana and the Origins of Mexico’s War on Drugs. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2012.
Dufton, Emily. ”The War on Drugs: the Parent Movement and Zero Tolerance.” The Atlantic, March 29, 2012.
Foster, Anne. ”Opium, the United States, and the Civilizing Mission in Colonial Southeast Asia.” Social History of Alcohol and Drugs 24.1 (2010): 6-19.
Herzberg, David. Happy Pills in America: From Miltown to Prozac. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.
Kuzmarov, Jeremy; The Myth of the Addicted Army: Vietnam and the Modern War on Drugs. University of Massachusetts Press, 2009.
This American Life tells the story how we got mandatory minimums.
“Watson, the needle!“ – Mike Jay on Sherlock Holmes’ drug use.
An interview with Dr. Jerome Jaffe, from Frontline.
Thirty Years Of America’s Drug War, from Frontline.
Records from congressional hearings over the 1937 Marihuana Tax Act.
Bonnie, R. and Whitebread, C. H.: The Marijuana Conviction: A History of Marijuana Prohibition in the United States. New York: The Lindesmith Center. 1999.
Courtwright, David. Forces of Habit: Drugs and the Making of the Modern World. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001.
Courtwright, David. Dark Paradise: A History of Opiate Addiction in the United States. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001.
Courtwright, D., Joseph, H., and Des Jarlais, D.. Addicts who Survived: An Oral History of Narcotic Abuse in America, 1923-1965. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 1989.
Gootenberg, Paul. Andean Cocaine: The Making of a Global Drug. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press. 2008.
Herzberg, David. ”‘The Pill you Love Can Turn on You’: Feminism, Tranquilizers, and the Valium Panic of the 1970s. American Quarterly 58.1 (2006): 79-103.
Kandell, Stephen. Substance and Shadow: Women and Addiction in the United States. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999.
Marez, Curtis. Drug Wars: The Political Economy of Narcotics. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2004.
Musto, David. The American Disease: Origins of Narcotic Control. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
Musto, David. ”America’s First Cocaine Epidemic.” The Wilson Quarterly 13.3 (1989): 59-64.
Reisler, Mark. ”Always the Laborer, Never the Citizen: Anglo Perceptions of the Mexican Immigrant during the 1920s.” Pacific Historical Review45.2 (1976): 231-254.
Robins, Lee et al. “Vietnam Veterans Three Years after Vietnam: How Our Study Changed Our View of Heroin.” The American Journal on Addictions 19.3 (2010): 203–211.