|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||St. Martin's Press|
| Imprint:||Saint Martin's Griffin|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
Known to mankind since prehistoric times, opium is arguably the oldest and most widely used narcotic. Opium: A History traces the drug's astounding impact on world culture--from its religious use by prehistoric peoples to its influence on the imaginations of the Romantic writers; from the earliest medical science to the Sino-British opium wars. And, in the present day, as the addict population rises and penetrates every walk of life, Opium shows how the international...