Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Rasmussen, Nicolas, 1962- author

Title On speed : the many lives of amphetamine / Nicolas Rasmussen
Published New York : New York University Press, [2008]
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource : illustrations
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Amphetamine abuse -- United States -- History.
Amphetamines -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007043261
ISBN 0814776272 (electronic bk.)
081477735X (electronic bk.)
9780814776278 (electronic bk.)
9780814777350 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Many lives of amphetamine