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Author Mills, James H., 1970-

Title Drugs and empires : essays in modern imperialism and intoxication 1500-1930 / James Mills and Patricia Barton
Published Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007


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 MELB  362.2909171241 Mil/Dae  AVAILABLE
Description x, 252 pages ; 23 cm
Contents China, British imperialism and the myth of the 'opium plague' / Frank Dik'tter, Lars Laamann, and Xun Zhou -- Developing habits : opium and tobacco in the Indonesian archipelago, c. 1619-c. 1794 / George Bryan Souza -- Early British encounters with the Indian opium eater / Richard Newman -- "Cannot we induce the people of England to eat opium?" The moral economy of opium in colonial India / John F. Richards -- Opium and the trading world of western India in the early nineteenth century / Amar Farooqui -- Dangerous drinks and the colonial state : "illicit" gin prohibition and control in colonial Nigeria / Chima J. Korieh -- Empire and excise : drugs and drink revenue and the fate of states in South Asia / Marc Jason Gilbert -- Powders, potions and tablets : politics, science and the purity of drugs in British India, 1890 to 1939 / Patricia Barton -- Colonial Africa and the international politics of cannabis : Egypt, South Africa, and the origins of global control / James H. Mills -- "A grave danger to the peace of the East" : opium and imperial rivalry in China, 1895-1920 / William O. Walker III -- 'Wolf by the ears' : the dilemmas of imperial opium policymaking in the 20th century / William B. McAllister -- The trade-off : Chinese opium and American philanthropy, 1815-1860 / Kelly Gray
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Substance abuse -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- History.
Substance abuse -- United States -- Colonies -- History.
Drugs -- Great Britain -- Governement policy -- Colonies -- History
Drugs -- United States -- Governement policy -- Colonies -- History
Drug traffic -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- History.
Drug traffic -- United States -- Colonies -- History.
Author Barton, Patricia, 1960-
LC no. 2007038453
ISBN 9780230516519 hardback
0230516513 hardback