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Hari, Johann

Overview
Works: 7 works in 14 publications in 6 languages and 1,451 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HV5825, 363.450973
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Most widely held works by Johann Hari
Chasing the scream : the first and last days of the war on drugs by Johann Hari( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"January, 2015 will mark a century of the war on drugs in the United States: one hundred years since the first arrests under the Harrison Act. Facing down this anniversary, Johann Hari was witnessing a close relative and an ex-boyfriend bottoming out on cocaine and heroin. But what was the big picture in the war on drugs? Why does it continue, when most people now think it has failed? The reporter set out on a two-year, 20,000-mile journey through the theater of this war--to find out how it began, how it has affected people around the world, and how we can move beyond it. Chasing the Scream is fueled by dramatic personal stories of the people he meets along the way: A transsexual crack dealer in Brooklyn who wanted to know who killed her mother, and a mother in Mexico who spent years tracking her daughter's murderer across the desert. A child smuggled out of the Jewish ghetto during the Holocaust who helped unlock the scientific secrets of addiction. A doctor who pushed the decriminalization in Portugal of all drugs - from cannabis to crack. The title itself comes from a formative story of Harry Anslinger, first commissioner of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, sent as a boy to the pharmacy for a neighbor screaming in withdrawal -- an experience which led him to fear drugs without regard to context. Always we come back to the front lines in the U.S., where we instigated the war and exported it around the globe, but where change is also coming. Powerful, propulsive, and persuasive, Chasing the Scream is the page-turning story of a century-long mistake, which shows us the way to a more humane future"--
God save the Queen? by Johann Hari( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zakaj ne bom žalovala za Derridajem by Johann Hari( )

1 edition published in 2004 in Slovenian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drogen Die Geschichte eines langen Krieges by Johann Hari( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

First lady m by Franois de Singly( )

1 edition published in 2012 in Dutch and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dit dossier gaat over de wederhelft van regeringsleiders en staatshoofden: de first lady, zoals o.a. Valérie Trierweiler, partner van François Hollande, Sjeika Mozah, echtgenote van de Qatarese emir Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, de Britse prins Philip, de Chinese zangeres, Peng Liyan, echtgenote van kanshebber Xi Jinping, Ko Young-hee, maîtresse van wijlen Kim Jong-il en moeder van huidig Koreaans leider Kim Jong-un, en Italiaans first lady, Elsa Antonioli Monti
Urugwaj - nowe spojrzenie na narkotyki : pierwsze państwo na świecie, które zalegalizowało marihuanę by Johann Hari( )

1 edition published in 2014 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tras el grito : Un relato revolucionario y sorprendente sobre la verdadera historia de la guerra contra las drogas by Johann Hari( )

1 edition published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El periodista Johann Hari se embarco en un viaje epico de tres anos de duracion y cerca de 50.000 kilometros con el fi n de desvelar los secretos de la guerra contra las drogas; y de esa manera pudo constatar que existe una disparidad asombrosa entre lo que nos han transmitido y lo que en realidad sucede. Para exponer tan reveladores descubrimientos, Hari recurre a la narracion de historias reales de diversas personas que han visto transformadas sus vidas por culpa de esta guerra. Entre ellas encontramos desde un traficante transexual que busca a su madre en Brooklyn hasta un joven sicario mexicano que busca una salida a su encrucijada. El libro comienza con algo sorprendente que descubrio el propio autor: que en el inicio de la guerra contra las drogas se encuentra el acoso y asesinato de Billie Holiday por parte del hombre que lanzo esta cruzada; y concluye con la historia de un osado doctor que consiguio que su pais legalizase todas las drogas, desde el cannabis hasta el crack, con resultados mas que notables
 
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God save the Queen?
Alternative Names
Ioannes Hari

Johann Hari britischer Journalist und Kolumnist

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