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Drugs and Empires: Essays in Modern Imperialism and Intoxication 1500-1930
Drugs and Empires introduces new research from a range of historians that re-evaluates the relationship between intoxicants and empires in the modern world. It re-examines controversies about such issues as the Asian opium trade or the sale of alcohol in Africa. It addresses new areas of research, including the impact of imperial drugs profits on American history, or the p ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published November 15th 2007 by Palgrave Macmillan
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