Opium to Java: Revenue Farming and Chinese Enterprise in Colonial Indonesia, 1860-1910

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Opium to Java: Revenue Farming and Chinese Enterprise in Colonial Indonesia, 1860-1910 - Rush, James R

Opium smoking was a widespread social custom in nineteenth-century Java, and commercial trade in opium had far-reaching economic and political implications. As in many of the Dutch territories in the Indonesian archipelago, the drug was imported from elsewhere and sold throughout the island under a government monopoly - a system of revenue "farms. ... Read More

Opium to Java: Revenue Farming and Chinese Enterprise in Colonial Indonesia, 1860-1910 2007, Equinox Publishing (Indonesia)

ISBN-13: 9789793780498

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