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The opium controversy

by Alexander John Arbuthnot

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Published by s.n.] in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opium, supply & distribution

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 403-413 ;
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26277872M

    As the coach heads toward the opium dens, Dorian recites to himself Lord Henry’s credo: “To cure the soul by means of the senses, and the senses by means of the soul.” He decides that if he cannot be forgiven for his sins, he can at least forget them; herein lies the appeal of the opium . Get this from a library! The controversy: opium and Sino-British relations, [W S K Waung].

    Opium is an Oriental-spicy perfume created for fashion brand Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) by perfumer Jean Amic and Jean-Louis Sieuzac of Roure, first marketed in Its top notes are a mixture of fruit Flanker(s): Opium pour Homme, Belle d'Opium. ‘A pipe of old Patna, that soother of all sorrows, the manna of the mind.’ The Importance of the Opium Trade. Thomas de Quincey, in his Confessions of an Opium Eater, had one criticism to make of all that had been previously written on the subject of opium.

      A chapter of the book is devoted to a summary of the ‘Barbarian’ controversy – the disagreements and narratives spun around the British choice in translating the Chinese character 夷 . In her book “The Opium War: Drugs, Dreams and the Making of China”, she says the move into opium by British traders was not, as claimed by many Chinese historians, a deliberate conspiracy to.


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In this tragic and powerful story, the two Opium Wars of and between Britain and China are recounted for the first time through the eyes of the Chinese as well as the Imperial West. Cited by: Opium. opium, substance derived by collecting and drying the milky juice in the unripe seed pods of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum.

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Aron, who died in in his. The book covers every era of human advancement and the opium poppy plant’s relationship to each; starting with archeologist’s surprising discoveries of opium pods/seeds in caves used by Neanderthals to Egyptians & the Greeks hailing it a “wonder drug” to the Chinese/UK ‘Opium Cited by: You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: The Truth about Opium Being a Refutation of the Fallacies of the Anti-Opium Society and a Defence of the Indo-China Opium.

One academic, Mao Haijian at Peking University, recently had the temerity to question the official Chinese narrative of the opium war in his book The Collapse of the Empire, rehabilitating the Qing. An ad for Yves Saint Laurent's Opium perfume that featured a woman who appeared to be under the influence of drugs has been banned by the advertising watchdog.

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The Chinese embassy referred to the controversial role Britain played in supplying opium to China following the execution of British citizen Akmal Shaikh, according to a leading historian.

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He throws light on factors contributing to the conflict, such as the controversy over extra-territoriality, Britain's struggle for diplomatic equality in China, life in the foreign community confined at Canton, and the surrender and destruction of s chests of British :