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Title:
On speed : the many lives of amphetamine
Author:
Rasmussen, Nicolas, 1962-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : New York University Press, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
ix, 352 pages, 38 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Errata slip inserted.
Language:
English
Contents:
The new sensation -- Benzedrine : the making of a modern medicine -- Speed and total war -- Bootleggers, beatniks, and benzedrine benders -- A bromide for the atomic age -- Amphetamine and the go-go years -- Amphetamine's decline : from mental medicine to social disease -- Fast forward : still on speed, 1971 to today.
ISBN:
9780814776018
Format :
Book