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Opium Regimes

Opium Regimes

China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Asian studies,
  • World history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • World history: from c 1900 -,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Drug Crimes,
  • International Trade,
  • Social Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: World,
  • China,
  • Japan,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • International Relations - General,
  • History / General,
  • Criminology,
  • International - General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Drug control,
  • Drug traffic,
  • History,
  • Narcotics, Control of,
  • Opium trade

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTimothy Brook (Editor), Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9752901M
    ISBN 100520220099
    ISBN 109780520220096

    Description: 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 In a remarkable and broad-ranging narrative, Yangwen Zheng's book explores the history of opium consumption in China from to the late twentieth century. The story begins in the mid-Ming dynasty, when opium was sent as a gift by vassal states and used as an aphrodisiac in court. (eds.), Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, Cited by:

    Book Reviews Opium, State and Society: China's Narco-economy and the Guomindang, By EDWARD R. SLACK. [Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, xiii + pp. ISBN ] Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, Edited by TIMOTHY BROOK and BOB T. WAKABAYASHI. [Berkeley: University. This chapter outlines the economic and political considerations involved in the creation of the British opium regime in Asia. It traces opium in a “cohesive trade structure” that Britons, Indians, and Chinese created through the energetic pursuit of profitable trade, and which Britain dominated, and gained the greatest advantage from. The chapter notes that a “bifurcated framework of Author: Gregory Blue.

    Lovell provides the most up-to-date narrative of the Opium Wars and the role of opium in China’s relations with the outside world. Brook, Timothy, and Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi, eds. Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, – Berkeley: University of California Press, E-mail Citation» Edited volume, based on a   Opium was used as a medicinal herb during the Tang-Song dynastic era, if not earlier, but this medicinal role was transformed during the Ming dynasty as it became an ingredient in aphrodisiacs produced for the Ming court. Small countries in South-Southeast Asia included opium in their tribute items to the Ming. Tribute missions were a form of trade as well as the best way to Author: Yangwen Zheng.


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The book presents a coherent historical arc that moves from British imperialism in the nineteenth century, to Chinese capital formation and state making at the turn of the /5(4).

Opium Regimes integrates the pioneering research of sixteen scholars to show that the opium trade was not purely a British operation but involved Chinese merchants, Chinese state agents, and.

Opium Regimes integrates the pioneering research of sixteen scholars to show that the opium trade was not purely a British operation but involved Chinese merchants, Chinese state agents, and Japanese imperialists as well.

The book presents a coherent historical arc that moves from British imperialism in the nineteenth century, to Chinese capital formation and state making at the turn of the. Opium Regimes integrates the pioneering research of sixteen scholars Over the past two centuries it has been a palliative medicine, an addictive substance, a powerful mechanism for concentrating and transferring wealth and power between nations, and the anchor for a now vanished sociocultural world in and around China/5.

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The book presents a coherent historical arc that moves from British imperialism in the nineteenth century, to Chinese capital formation and state making at the turn of the Author: Timothy Brook. The opium trade beginning with British Imperial interests and then Japanese Imperial interests are covered in this book.

It also covers the effects and how the Chinese government finally dealt with the aftermath of Opium Regimes book addiction. If you are interested in historical details about opium in Asia, this is an excellent book.4/5(5). In a remarkable and broad-ranging narrative, Yangwen Zheng's book explores the history of opium consumption in China from to the late twentieth century.

The story begins in the mid-Ming dynasty, when opium was sent as a gift by vassal states and used as an aphrodisiac in court. Opium Regimes by Timothy Brook,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(8). opium, substance derived by collecting and drying the milky juice in the unripe seed pods of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum.

Opium varies in color from yellow to dark brown and has a characteristic odor and a bitter taste. Its chief active principle is the alkaloid morphine, a narcotic.

Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, Timothy Brook, Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi: Books - (3). Opium Regimes integrates the pioneering research of sixteen scholars to show that the opium trade was not purely a British operation but involved Chinese merchants, Chinese state agents, and Japanese imperialists as well.

The book presents a coherent historical arc that moves from British imperialism in the nineteenth century, to Chinese capital formation and state making at the turn of the century, to.

The book presents a coherent historical arc that moves from British imperialism in the nineteenth century, to Chinese capital formation and state making at the turn of the century, to Japanese imperialism through the s and s, and finally to the apparent resolution of China's opium problem in the early s.

This book is very informative and thought-provoking in its discussions of the substance over which the war was fought. Opium was an illegal narcotic in China from the 18th century onwards, and the Chinese state crackdown against it particularly intensified during the s.

The book presents a coherent historical arc that moves from British imperialism in the nineteenth century to Chinese capital formation and state making at the turn of the century to Japanese imperialism through the s and s and finally to the apparent resolution of China's opium problem in the early s.

Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, – Edited by Timothy Brook and Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi. Berkeley: University of California Press, xii, pp. $ (cloth); $ (paper).

- Volume 60 Issue 3 - Eric Tagliacozzo. Opium Regimes integrates the pioneering research of sixteen scholars to show that the opium trade was not purely a British operation but involved Chinese merchants, Chinese state agents, and Japanese imperialists as well.

The book presents a coherent historical arc that moves from British imperialism in the nineteenth century, to Chinese Price: $ Opium is more than just a drug extracted from poppies. Over the past two centuries it has been a palliative medicine, an addictive substance, a powerful mechanism for concentrating and transferring wealth and power between nations, and the anchor for a now-vanished sociocultural world in and around China.

This book integrates the research of sixteen scholars to show that the opium trade was. Karin Tanabe paints a vivid picture of the French colonial masters living a profuse lifestyle of opium, glamour and sex, while ordinary plantation coolies, work in dire A Hundred Suns is a probing story of avarice, power, revenge and colonial politics set in French Indochina in the s/5.

Opium Regimes integrates the pioneering research of sixteen scholars to show that the opium trade was not purely a British operation but involved Chinese merchants, Chinese state agents, and Japanese imperialists as well.

The book presents a coherent historical arc that moves from British imperialism in the nineteenth century, to Chinese. The "opium regimes" rubric of the title persuasively integrates four sets of essays of generally high quality.

Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, (review) Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, (review) Jennings, John M. Book Reviews can only hope, will in future make use of the quite voluminous sources in Iraq itself if that country extracts itself from its present unhappy situation.

r. j. barendse University of Leiden Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, ­Opium Regimes by Associate Professor of History Timothy Brook,Timothy Brook,Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi Book Resume: Opium Regimes draws on a range of research to show that the opium trade was not purely a British operation, but involved Chinese merchants and state agents, and Japanese imperial agents as well.Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan,edited by Brook and Wakabayashi, is a collection of seventeen of the papers presented at that extraordinarily productive : John M.

Jennings.