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Description - A History of Intoxication: Opium in Assam, 1800-1959 by Kawal Deep Kour

This volume unearths the emerging pattern of consumption of opium in colonial Assam and the creation of drug-dependency in a social context. It analyses the competing forces of the empire which played a key role in the production and distribution of opium; national politics alongside international drug diplomacy and how these together shaped the discourse of opium in Assam; the wider implications of opium production and consumption in the agrarian economy and the narrative of the nationalist critique of intoxication.
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Book Details

ISBN: 9780367417703
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Sep-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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