EBOOK

The Social Life of Opium in China


€ 113,99
 
gebunden
Lieferbar innert 2 Wochen
März 2015

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Traces the transformation of opium from medicine to narcotic over a period of five hundred years.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. 'The art of alchemists, sex and court ladies'; 2. As the Empire changed hands; 3. 'The age of calicos and tea and opium'; 4. 'A hobby among the high and the low and the officialdom'; 5. Taste-making and trend-setting; 6. The political redefinition of opium consumption; 7. Outward and downward 'liquidation'; 8. 'The volume of smoke and powder'; 9. 'The unofficial history of the poppy'; 10. The opiate of the people; 11. The road to St. Louis; 12. 'Shanghai vice'.

Portrait

Zheng Yangwen is a Research Fellow at the Asia Research Institute of the National University of Singapore. She received her PhD from Cambridge University in 2001.

Pressestimmen

'A forthcoming book by Yangwen Zheng, The Social Life of Opium (Cambridge University Press) makes a perfect complement to this one, as it concentrates much more on the 1500-1911 period ...'. History Today
EAN: 9780521846080
ISBN: 0521846080
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2015
Seitenanzahl: 241 Seiten
Format: gebunden
Es gibt zu diesem Artikel noch keine Bewertungen.Kundenbewertung schreiben