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David T. Courtwright. Forces of Habit: Drugs and the Making of the Modern World. Harvard University Press. 2001. 277pp.

Richard Davenport-Hines. The Pursuit of Oblivion: A Global History of Narcotics. W. W. Norton. 2004. 584pp.

Ansley Hamid. Drugs in America: Sociology, Economics, and Politics. Jones & Bartlett Publishers. 1998. 327pp.

Avital Ronell. Crack Wars: Literature, Addiction, Mania. University of Illinois Press. 2004. 174pp. On addictions in general, despite the title not focused on crack.

Martin Torgoff. Can't Find My Way Home: America in the Great Stoned Age, 1945-2000. New York: Simon and Schuster. 2004. 608pp.

Sarah W. Tracy; Caroline Jean Acker (editors). Altering American Consciousness: The History of Alcohol and Drug Use in the United States, 1800-2000. University of Massachusetts Press. 2004. 414pp.

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