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Author Smith, Norman (Associate Professor)

Title Intoxicating Manchuria : Alcohol, Opium, and Culture in China's Northeast / Norman Smith
Published Vancouver : UBC Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource
Series Contemporary Chinese studies, 1206-9523
Contemporary Chinese studies.
Contents Alcohol and opium in China -- Manchurian context -- Evaluating alcohol -- Selling slcohol, selling modernity -- Writing intoxicant consumption -- The hostess scare -- Reasoning addiction, taking the cures -- The opium monopoly's "interesting discussion" -- Conclusion -- Glossary
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- China -- Manchuria -- History -- 20th century.
Opium abuse -- China -- Manchuria -- History -- 20th century.
Manchuria (China) -- Civilization -- 20th century.
Manchuria (China) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 077482428X
0774824301 (electronic bk.)
9780774824309 (electronic bk.)