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Drugs and Race in American Culture: Orientalism in the Turn-of-the-Century Discourse of Narcotic Addiction.

Hickman, Timothy A. (2000) Drugs and Race in American Culture: Orientalism in the Turn-of-the-Century Discourse of Narcotic Addiction. American Studies-Lawrence, 41 (1). pp. 71-91.

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Abstract

This article examines the imagery of race in the discourse of narcotic addiction, 1870-1920. It shows how the construction of addiction and the addict was embedded in other, 'Orientalist' narratives of hierarchised racial difference.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: American Studies-Lawrence
Subjects: F History United States, Canada, Latin America > F001 United States local history
Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > History
ID Code: 19839
Deposited By: Dr Tim Hickman
Deposited On: 17 Nov 2008 11:54
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 15:35
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/19839

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