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6 edition of The Mystique of Opium found in the catalog.

The Mystique of Opium

by Jean-Francois Hubert

  • 164 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Parkstone Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • The Arts,
  • Social History,
  • Art,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • Popular Culture - Counter Culture,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - Drug Dependence,
  • World - General,
  • Chronological Period/Modern,
  • History / General History,
  • History / World,
  • Self-Help/Substance Abuse & Addictions - Drug Dependence,
  • History - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8624683M
    ISBN 101859959156
    ISBN 109781859959152

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    Opium. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Redirected from History of opium) Jump to navigation Jump to search. For other uses, see Opium (disambiguation). Dried latex obtained from the opium poppy. Opium. Opium poppy seed pod exuding latex from a cut. Product (s) of plant: Latex. The information about The Lord of Opium shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that.

    This essay aims to discuss the significant causes of the opium war over which there has been much controversy. On the one hand, the Chinese perspective on the cause of the war is about Britain’s immoral poisoning of China with opium from smuggling, while on the other hand Britain holds the view that the war was as a result of Chinese. “There were opium dens where one could buy oblivion, dens of horror where the memory of old sins could be destroyed by the madness of sins that were new.” Oscar Wilde in his novel, ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ (). The opium den with all its mystery, danger and intrigue appeared in many.


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The Mystique of Opium by Jean-Francois Hubert Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Mystique of Opium Hardcover – Novem by Jean-Francois Hubert (Author), Donald Wigal (Author)/5(14). What a delight THE MYSTIQUE OF OPIUM is.

It introduces us to startling new perspectives on opium, as when Nick Tosches states that "When God put His mouth at the nostrils of Adam, there was probably opium on his breath." It tempers its subject by keeping the narrative on two tracks: opium and its blissful appeal, opium and its destructive effects/5.

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Consider a contribution. The Mystique of Opium in History and Art by Wigal, Donald. New York U. A.: Parkstone Press Ltd. As New in Near Fine dust jacket. First Edition. Hardcover. FINE in the original publisher's glossy pictorial boards. Very bright MINT covers, clean, unmarked and very tight.

The d/j on this copy is bright, unfaded, complete and unclipped, just has a few light smudges/lines. 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 3/5(3). The Mystique of Opium Hardcover – 2 Dec. by Donald Wigal (Author)/5(6). A Hundred Suns is a novel written for those who love historical fiction, particularly stories set in exotic foreign lands.

It probably has the greatest appeal to women readers, but it is a well written story that I found worthwhile/5. The still-pared-down trimmings—there are no traffic lights or cars; the mode of transportation is a golf cart–ATV hybrid—and low-key code of conduct are as much for the benefit of Mustique.

When Marco Polo discovered the “mystique of the. China’s first exposure to the West was through w. There are always two (or more) sides to any histor. My Book, The Opium Lord's Daughter is so close to.

The Opium Lords Daughter is nominated for the I am honored to have been chosen as a finalist in. Looking for books by Donald Wigal. See all books authored by Donald Wigal, including Visions of Nostradamus and Other Prophets, and The Mystique of Opium, and more on   Milk of Paradise: A History of Opium, Lucy Inglis, Pegasus Books, Februarypages.

Opioid drugs—including heroin, fentanyl, and prescription opioids—were responsible for. OPIUM DREAMS, PACIFIC STORIES, VOLUME III book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Following her two bestselling Pacific sto /5(41). Lovell's book is part of a trend in understanding the British empire and China's role in it.

Earlier this year, Robert Bickers's The Scramble for China. The Mystique of Opium. Wigal, Donald,Hubert, Jean-Francois. Published by Parkstone Press () ISBN ISBN Used. Hardcover.

Opium: The Flowers of Evil (Hardback or Cased Book) Wigal, Donald. Published by Parkstone Press 5/19/ () ISBN ISBN New. Hardcover. Quantity. 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. Opium. 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. Other constituents are the alkaloids codeine, papaverine, and noscapine (narcotine); heroin is synthesized. 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 /5(35). One was a book published in called  Opium Smoking in America and China. It was written by a New York doctor named H.H.

Kane, who spent years researching the opium dens in Manhattan. It was the best book about opium smoking I found, until I wrote my own. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of The Lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer. Published inThe Lord of Opium is a young-adult science fiction novel written [ ]. Post & Q&A by Stephanya As a confessed Antiquarian and Orientalist, I have long harbored a fascination with opium.

But outside of a few hurried paragraphs in hundred-year-old books or shadowy scenes in noir films, I have never found much to feed my fascination with the poppy.

So when one of our publisher reps came.What is also eye-opening about the book is how it illuminates the complexity of the way in which opium was used – not only its recreational but its medicinal importance.

Dikotter and his co-authors argue that opium was China’s aspirin until the s and 30s. They also fascinatingly describe the intricate aesthetics of opium culture.