Table of contents for The social life of opium in China : a history of consumption from the fifteenth to the twentieth century / Zheng Yangwen.


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1. 'The art of alchemists, sex and court ladies'
2. As the Empire changed hands
3. 'The age of calicos and tea and opium'
4. 'A hobby among the high and the low and the officialdom'
5. Taste-making and trend-setting
6. The political redefinition of opium consumption
7. Outward and downward 'liquidation'
8. 'The volume of smoke and powder'
9. 'The unofficial history of the poppy'
10. The opiate of the people
11. The road to St. Louis
12. 'Shanghai vice'.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Opium habit China History