Opium, empire, and the global political economy : a study of the Asian opium trade, 1750-1950

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Full title: Opium, empire, and the global political economy : a study of the Asian opium trade, 1750-1950 / Carl A. Trocki.
Main author: Trocki, Carl A.
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Table of Contents:
  • Weights and measures
  • x
  • 1
  • The dream of empire
  • 1
  • 2
  • All the drowsy syrups of the world
  • 13
  • 3
  • Cleverer than alchemists
  • 33
  • 4
  • In compassion to mankind
  • 58
  • 5
  • The most gentlemanlike speculation
  • 88
  • 6
  • In the hands of Jews and Armenians
  • 109
  • 7
  • A matter of considerably greater solicitude
  • 137
  • 8
  • The most long-continued and systematic international crime
  • 160
  • Appendix 1
  • The literature of the opium trade
  • 174
  • Appendix 2
  • A comment on the Jardine Matheson "Opium Circulars"
  • 179
  • Appendix 3
  • Englebert Kaempfer's comments on opium from his "Amoenitatum Exoticarum"
  • 181
  • Appendix 4
  • The economics of Malwa opium cultivation
  • 183.