History of the Opium problem : the assault on the East, ca. 1600-1950

Full title: History of the Opium problem : the assault on the East, ca. 1600-1950 / by Hans Derks.
Main author: Derks, Hans, 1938-
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Summary: Covering a period of about four centuries, this book demonstrates the economic and political components of the opium problem. As a mass product, opium was introduced in India and Indonesia by the Dutch in the 17th century. China suffered the most, but was also the first to get rid of the opium problem around 1950.
Language: English
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.
Classmark: 363.45095/0903
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Series: Sinica Leidensia ; v. 105.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9789004225893
9004225897
9789004221581
9004221581