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A compelling and comprehensive history of opium, a drug that has both healed and harmed since civilization began.

Produktbeschreibung
A compelling and comprehensive history of opium, a drug that has both healed and harmed since civilization began.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Pan Macmillan
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 67412
  • Altersempfehlung: ab 18 Jahre
  • Erscheinungstermin: 16. Mai 2019
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 195mm x 128mm x 35mm
  • Gewicht: 356g
  • ISBN-13: 9781447286110
  • ISBN-10: 1447286111
  • Artikelnr.: 54756730
Autorenporträt
Lucy Inglis is a historian and novelist, a speaker, and occasionally a television presenter and voice on the radio. She is the creator of the award-winning Georgian London blog and her book of the same name, was shortlisted for the History Today Longman Prize. She is also the author of two novels for young adults, including City of Halves, which was longlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Branford Boase award and Crow Mountain. She lives in London.
Inhaltsangabe
Section
i: List of Illustrations Section
ii: Maps Introduction
iii: Introduction Unit
1: PART ONE: Ópion, afyun, opium Chapter
1: The Ancient World Chapter
2: The Islamic Golden Age to the Renaissance Chapter
3: The Silver Triangle and the Creation of Hong Kong Unit
2: PART TWO: In the Arms of Morpheus Chapter
4: The Romantics Meet Modern Science Chapter
5: The China Crisis Chapter
6: The American Disease Unit
3: PART THREE: Heroin Chapter
7: A New Addiction, Prohibition and the Rise of the Gangster Chapter
8: From the Somme to Saigon Chapter
9: Afghanistan Chapter
10: Heroin Chic, HIV and Generation Oxy Section
iv: Afterword Acknowledgements
v: Acknowledgements Section
vi: Notes Index
vii: Index