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Opium and the Limits of Empire: Drug Prohibition in the Chinese Interior, 1729-1850

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Opium and the Limits of Empire: Drug Prohibition in the Chinese Interior, 1729-1850 - Bello, David Anthony
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This book examines the Chinese opium crisis from the perspective of Qing prohibition efforts. The author argues that opium prohibition, and not the opium wars, was genuinely imperial in scale and is hence much more representative of the actual drug problem faced by Qing administrators.

Opium and the Limits of Empire: Drug Prohibition in the Chinese Interior, 1729-1850 2005, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674016491

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