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Author: Turnbull, James H; Format: Book; (3), 24 p. maps. Turnbull, James H. (1972). Chinese opium narcotics: a threat to the survival of the West,. Richmond : Foreign Affairs Publishing. Chinese opium narcotics: a threat to the survival of the West, by J. H. Turnbull Foreign Affairs Publishing Richmond 1972. Australian/Harvard Citation. 1972, Chinese opium narcotics: a threat to the survival of the West, by J. Turnbull Foreign Affairs Publishing Richmond.

The history of opium in China began with the use of opium for medicinal purposes during the 7th century. In the 17th century the practice of mixing opium with tobacco for smoking spread from Southeast Asia, creating a far greater demand. Imports of opium into China stood at 200 chests annually in 1729, when the first anti-opium edict was promulgated.

Modern China and Opium: A Reader by Alan Thomas Baumler Paperback .

Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). When the Chinese objected, the British responded with a show of brute imperialist force. Skillfully deploying historical and medical evidence, Narcotic Culture stands all this on its head. This work traces the history of opium and narcotic use throughout China over the last 200 years, paying particular attention to the so-called remedies for addiction, most of which contained opium, morphine or heroin, that were peddled at the same time. 1 2 3 4 5. Want to Read. Are you sure you want to remove Chinese opium narcotics from your list? Chinese opium narcotics. a threat to the survival of the West.

Narcotic Culture book. Opium was even used as a medicinal panacea in China before the availability of aspirin & penicillin. To this day, the perception persists that China was a civilization. But, as Narcotic Culture shows, the real scandal in Chinese history wasn't the expansion of the drug trade by Britain in the early 19th century, but rather the failure of the British to grasp the consequences of prohibition. In an historical reversal, Frank Dikötter, Lars Laamann & Zhou Xun tell this different story of the relationship between opium & the Chinese.

of Chinese "opium dens" blame British merchants for the extensive use of narcotics in late Imperial China

As a result first of the ardor of nineteenth century English missionaries in China, and then of anti-imperialist publicists keen to find evidence of ill deeds committed by the British East India Company and other British traders, most people who have heard of Chinese "opium dens" blame British merchants for the extensive use of narcotics in late Imperial China. It is true that British merchants sought to sell goods to China so that they could purchase Chinese goods to be sold in Europe at a profit sufficient to cover the costs and risks of trans-oceanic trade.

Opium was an illegal narcotic in China from the 18th century onwards, and the Chinese state . There is one niggling criticism I have of the book, which Peter Ward Fay himself acknowledges, in that he neglects the Chinese story.

Opium was an illegal narcotic in China from the 18th century onwards, and the Chinese state crackdown against it particularly intensified during the 1830s. The standard narrative about opium – both in modern China and in a more muted way in the West – has long been that it was an apocalyptic blight for China. He himself admits he is no Sinologist.

In China, the Opium War gradually came to be seen as the beginning of a century of humiliations at Western hands

In China, the Opium War gradually came to be seen as the beginning of a century of humiliations at Western hands. As the West’s entanglement with China has deepened since the 1990s, so too has fascination with the Opium War, and every China-watcher will want to read Stephen R. Platt’s fascinating and beautifully constructed new book.

China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952 (Paperback book, 2000). America's First Adventure in China. Trade, Treaties, Opium, and Salvation by Had. Steam Horseless Wagon 1840 China Opium War Judaica Anti-Semitism -Geo Washington. Martin AWAKENING OF CHINA 1910 Opium Wars, Tai-Ping Rebellion, Missions.


Chinese Opium Narcotics download epub
True Crime
Author: James H. Turnbull
ISBN: 0900380098
Category: Biographies & Memoris
Subcategory: True Crime
Language: English
Publisher: Foreign Affairs Publishing Company, Ltd. (April 10, 1972)
Pages: 30 pages