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Author Dik├Âtter, Frank.

Title Narcotic culture : a history of drugs in China / Frank Dikotter, Lars Laamann, Zhou Xun.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    394.14 DIK    Available
Description xi, 319 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 270-306) and index.
Contents The global spread of psychoactive substances (c. 1600-1900) -- Opium before the 'Opium War' (c. 1600-1840) -- Opium for the people : status, space and consumption (c. 1840-1940) -- The best possible and sure shield : Opium, disease and epidemics (c. 1840-1940) -- War on drugs : prohibition and the rise of narcophobia (c. 1880-1940) -- Curing the addict : prohibition and detoxification (c. 1880-1940) -- Pills and powders : the spread of semi-synthetic opiates (c. 1900-1940) -- Needle lore : the syringe in China (c. 1890-1950) -- China's other drugs (c. 1900-1950).
Subject Drug addiction -- China -- History.
Opium abuse -- China -- History.
Drug control -- China -- History.
Added Author Laamann, Lars Peter.
Zhou, Xun, 1968-
ISBN 0226149056 (cloth : alk. paper)

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