Smuggler Nation
How Illicit Trade Made America

Andreas, Peter
Date Written:  2013-01-23
Publisher:  Oxford University Press
Year Published:  2013
Pages:  352pp   ISBN:  978-0199746880
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX15622

Peter Andreas shows that smuggling has played a pivotal and too often overlooked role in the birth, westward expansion, and economic development of the United States, while anti-smuggling campaigns have dramatically enhanced the federal government's policing powers. The great irony, Andreas tells us, is that a country that was born and grew up through smuggling is today the world's leading anti-smuggling crusader.

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