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The myth of the addicted army

Jeremy Kuzmarov

The myth of the addicted army

Vietnam and the modern war on drugs

by Jeremy Kuzmarov

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soldiers -- Drug use -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Soldiers -- Drug use -- Vietnam -- History -- 20th century,
  • Drug control -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Drug abuse -- United States -- Prevention -- History -- 20th century,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJeremy Kuzmarov.
    SeriesCulture, politics, and the Cold War
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5825 .K89 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24060348M
    ISBN 109781558497054, 9781558497047
    LC Control Number2009022363

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It is chock full of original research utilizing government documents and interviews with policy makers to show how the war in Vietnam incubated the myth of widespread drug addiction among U.S. troops that became, in turn, the back story to the homefront War on DrugsJerry Lembcke, author of The Spitting Image: Myth, Memory, and the Legacy of Vietnam What is so compelling about Jeremy Kuzmarov's book /5(2).

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The first edition of The Myth of Addiction appeared inand expressed my conviction that the view taken of the state we describe as 'addicted' is too mechanistic and too remote from the realm of human desires and purposes, too d of a view of addiction problems as deriving from the interaction of a substance, a setting, and the aims and goals of.

Army Sergeant 1st Class Mike Griffin said being a drill sergeant was his most fulfilling job. He explained that while they have a reputation of being overbearing and harsh, there is a reason for it. “Drill sergeants have between eight and 13 weeks to break all of the bad habits formed over the 17 plus years of life,” Griffin said.