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Opium: A History - Booth, Martin (Editor)

Known to mankind since before the time of Christ, opium is probably the oldest and most widely used narcotic drug. Its dual properties - both as a painkiller and as a derivative, heroin - have lent it an ambiguity. On the one hand, its deadly addictive properties have given birth to the heroin industry which grows from strength to strength; ... Read More

Opium: A History 1999, St. Martin's Griffin, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312206673

Trade paperback

Opium: A History 1997, Pocket Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780671853068

Mass-market paperback

Opium: A History 1996, Simon & Schuster Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780684816869