Drugs and Empires

Essays in Modern Imperialism and Intoxication 1500-1930
Author(s): 
Mills, James
Author(s): 
Barton, P
ISBN: 
9780230516519
Date published: 
October 2007
Hardback
Price: 
£50.00

Drugs and Empires introduces new research that re-evaluates the relationship between intoxicants and empires in the modern world. It re-examines controversies about such issues as the Asian opium trade or the sale of alcohol in Africa.