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, 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.

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American Studies
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17 Nov 2008 11:54
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