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Indo-Chinese opium trade

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.

Indo-Chinese opium trade

the debate in the House of Commonson the motion introduced by Mr. Theodore C. Taylor, M.P., Wednesday 30th May, 1906

by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.

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Published by Society for the Suppression of the Opium Trade in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Extracted from "The authorised Parliamentary debates".

Statementedited, with notes, by Joseph G. Alexander.
ContributionsAlexander, Joseph G., Taylor, Theodore C., Society for the Supression of the Opium Trade.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21031108M

Opium Nation: Child Brides, Drug Lords, and One Woman's Journey Through Afghanistan is a book by Fariba author travels throughout Afghanistan to talk with individuals part of the opium production in Afghanistan, centering on women's role in it. Generally, reviewers felt that the book succeeded in its portrayal of Afghan culture and the impact of the opium trade on Afghans.   The whole question at issue is involved in this one point, for if I show you that opium smoking in China is as harmless, if, indeed, not more so, as beer drinking in England, as I promise you I shall do most conclusively, then cadit quæstio, there is nothing further in dispute; the Indo-Chinese opium trade will then stand out—as I say it.

Indo-Chinese opium question as it stands in , or, "Are the constitutional rights of the millions of British India to be sacrificed?". Hertford: Printed by S. Austin and Sons, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Robert. 29 Johnson, Bruce D., ‘ Righteousness Before Revenue: The Forgotten Moral Crusade Against the Indo-Chinese Opium Trade,’ Journal of Drug Issues 5 (Fall ), –19; and NCH, J , p. ; September 7, , pp. 72–3; and Septem , p.

britain gets monopoly on opium trade Karl Marx wrote in “Genesis of the Industrial Capitalist,” Volume One of “Capital”: “The English East India Company, as is well known, obtained, besides the political rule in India, the exclusive monopoly of the tea-trade, as well as of the Chinese trade in general, and of the transport of goods to. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations, map ; 24 cm: Contents: Preface --Introduction: Clearing the Decks Running Great Risks for Great Rewards A Stream of Wealth: Opium, India and China The Rise of the Great Trading Houses Ships of the Opium Trade The Opium Wars The Heat of Battle Pirates of the South China.


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The Indo-Chinese opium trade: considered in relation to its history, morality, and expediency, and its influence on Christian missions. Imports of opium into China stood at chests annually inwhen the first anti-opium edict was promulgated. By the time Chinese authorities reissued the prohibition in starker terms inthe figure had leaped; 4, chests were imported in the year The decade of the s witnessed a rapid rise in opium trade, and byjust before the First Opium War, it had climbed to.

Opium (or poppy tears, scientific name: Lachryma papaveris) is dried latex obtained from the seed capsules of the opium poppy Papaver somniferum. Approximately 12 percent of opium is made up of the analgesic alkaloid morphine, which is processed chemically to produce heroin and other synthetic opioids for medicinal use and for the illegal drug latex also contains the closely related.

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Spencer Hill (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Consumption of opium in India. The Indo-Chinese Opium Trade by John Spencer Hill,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In this full account of the Geneva Accords ofDr.

Randle assesses the Eisenhower-Dulles policies in the critical months leading up to the conference, the effects of the antipathy between Foster Dulles and Anthony Eden, Mendes-France's policies in Indochina and Europe, and the day-by-day bargaining over political issues at Geneva.

He presents a careful legal analysis of the defects of the. Importantly, it also shines a light on links between British merchants in China and Indian merchants. This Anglo-Indian story is a very important one of the Opium War and of the opium trade, and I think it has often been overlooked.

The economic impact of the opium trade. The book is entertaining and informative and gives the reader a sense of the instincts and perspectives of the time and the cultural and commercial frictions that eventually led to the Opium War.

The book is split into three parts, in the first part the author starts with the story of James Flint, one of the first English merchants to immerse. Full text of "The Indo-Chinese opium trade: considered in relation to its history, morality, and expediency, and its influence on Christian missions" See other formats.

The Indo-Chinese opium trade: considered in relation to its history, morality, and expediency, and its influence on Christian missions / by J. Spencer. Astor knew that British ships usually smuggled in premium opium from India, but he wanted to get a foothold in the opium trade.

For his first salvo, he purchased 10 tons of Turkish opium. The Ch'ing aim in the late s had been simply to stop an evil, the Anglo-Indo-Chinese opium trade. This trade, constantly supplied by the British government opium manufacture in India, was to have a life of more than a century, until given up in The first book in the trilogy, Sea of Poppies, set the scene with an in-depth look at the harvesting and manufacture of opium in India.

River of Smoke details the life at sea and in the foreign enclave in Canton of the immensely rich men who dominated the trade, principally Britons.

Leading Indian writer Amitav Ghosh's critically acclaimed new novel Sea of Poppies is set during a time when opium trade out of India was flourishing during British rule.

The novel spans three continents and close to two centuries and is the first in a planned historical trilogy set in the 19th century.He wrote two books on bryophytes, British Mosses () and, with his daughter Agnes, The Liverworts: British and Foreign (). Suppression of opium.

This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (April ) In his preface to the report to the Houses of Parliament titled The Indo-Chinese opium trade considered in.The amount of literature concerning the India-China opium trade during the nineteenth century is massive.

We know much about the drug produced in British India. Far less documented is the commodity from the Malwa plateau, the other major poppy cultivating region in south Asia.

Amar Farooqui's superb examination of early nineteenth-century.