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Opium regimes : China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Author: Timothy Brook; Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work examines the ways opium has been used in China, Britain and Japan over the last two centuries. These essays argue that the interweaving of trading, addiction, and state intervention in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Brook; Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi
ISBN: 0520220099 9780520220096 0520222369 9780520222366
OCLC Number: 41531856
Description: xiv, 444 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Opium's history in China / Timothy Brook and Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi --
Opium for China : the British connection / Gregory Blue --
From peril to profit : opium in late-Edo to Meiji eyes / Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi --
Drugs, taxes, and Chinese capitalism in Southeast Asia / Carl A. Trocki --
The Hong Kong opium revenue, 1845-1885 / Christopher Munn --
Opium in Xinjiang and beyond / David Bello --
Drug operations by resident Japanese in Tianjin / Motohiro Kobayashi --
Opium/leisure/Shanghai : urban economies of consumption / Alexander Des Forges --
Opium and modern Chinese state-making / R. Bin Wong --
Opium and the state in late-Qing Sichuan / Judith Wyman --
Poppies, patriotism, and the public sphere : nationalism and state leadership in the anti-opium crusade in Fujian, 1906-1916 / Joyce A. Madancy --
The National Anti-Opium Association and the Guomindang state, 1924-1937 / Edward R. Slack Jr. --
Opium control versus opium suppression : the origins of the 1935 six-year plan to eliminate opium and drugs / Alan Baumler --
The responses of opium growers to eradication campaigns and the poppy tax, 1907-1949 / Lucien Bianco --
Opium and collaboration in Central China, 1938-1940 / Timothy Brook --
An opium tug-of-war : Japan versus the Wang Jingwei regime / Motohiro Kobayashi --
Resistance to opium as a social evil in wartime China / Mark S. Eykholt --
Nationalism, identity, and state-building : the antidrug crusade in the People's Republic, 1949-1952 / Zhou Yongming.
Responsibility: edited by Timothy Brook and Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi.
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"A dense volume, faultlessly edited and with a remarkable bibliography--in short, a reference work on the state of research in an area the scope of which is in constant expansion. In Opium Regimes Read more...

 
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