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Title Opium: Historical Note: or, The Poppy in China
Reference CC364.157 /62487
Library School of Oriental and African Studies
Date 1898
Author(s) Edkins, Joseph
Publisher American Presbyterian Mission Press
Place of Publication Shanghai
Description A history of the cultivation of the opium poppy in China and Formosa and the use of opium as a drug. Also includes details on duties charged and opium smuggling.
Document Type Printed Book
Primary Commodity Opium
Sub-commodity Tobacco
Theme Cultivation; Production; Social Practice
Keywords consumption, drugs, exportation, poppy, crop, contraband
Region South East Asia
Places China, Taiwan; Java
Copyright School of Oriental and African Studies