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中国毒品史 /
Zhong guo du pin shi

by Su zhi liang.;

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The history of drugs in China   (2011-06-08)

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by jmcgough

A history of drugs in China, in14 chapters: 1. Drugs and their history; 2. The spread of opium in old China; 3. The evil opium trade; 4. The flood of opium-smoking and vigorous opium suppression activities; 5. The tragic opium wars and the legalization of the opium trade; 6. Imported opium and the increasing production of opium grown in China; 7. Opium prohibition at the end of the Qing dynasty and the beginning of the Republican period; 8. Warlords and opium; 9. The spread of drugs under the Nanjing Nationalist Government's "prohibition through taxation" policy; 10. The spread of drugs under the pretense of drug prohibition; 11. Opium policy during the Sino-Japanese war; 12. Drugs during the period of the war of liberation and drug prohibition activities in New China; 13; The drug situations in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the golden triangle; and 14. The drug situation in contemporary China and the struggle to prohibit drugs.
Included also are a preface, three appendices (1. The present drug situation and drug prohibition various countries; 2. Four tables of statistics on: a. Quantities of opium and other drugs imported into China in the 19th century; b. The areas devoted to poppy growing and the quantities of locally-produced opium from 1840 to 1938; c. Estimated numbers of opium-smokers in China in various years 1839 - 1952; and d. Areas devoted to opium production for various provinces in 1928 and 1929; and 3. A bibliography of works consulted in Chinese, Japanese, and English), and a postscript. Illustrated by photographs, woodcuts, graphs, and charts.

A copy of this book is in the Governor Gary Locke Library, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, Seattle, Washington State, USA.




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