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Opium - a book by Booth, Martin


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Opium( )
Author: Booth, Martin
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Imprint:Saint Martin's Griffin
Book Format:Ebook
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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...
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Booth, Martin (Author)
Martin Booth (September 7, 1944-February 12, 2004) was a prolific British novelist and poet. He also worked as a teacher and screenwriter, and was the founder of the Sceptre Press. Booth died after an 18-month struggle with cancer in 2004.


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