The Resource Opium : a history, Martin Booth., (ebook)

Opium : a history, Martin Booth., (ebook)

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Opium : a history
Title
Opium
Title remainder
a history
Statement of responsibility
Martin Booth.
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Known to mankind since prehistoric times, opium is arguably the oldest and most widely used narcotic. Opium: A History traces the drug's astounding impact on world culture--from its religious use by prehistoric peoples to its influence on the imaginations of the Romantic writers; from the earliest medical science to the Sino-British opium wars. And, in the present day, as the addict population rises and penetrates every walk of life, Opium shows how the international multibillion-dollar heroin industry operates with terrifying efficiency and forms an integral part of the world's money markets. In this first full-length history of opium, acclaimed author Martin Booth uncovers the multifaceted nature of this remarkable narcotic and the bittersweet effects of a simple poppy with a deadly legacy
Cataloging source
RECBK
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Booth, Martin
Dewey number
362.29309
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV5816
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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History
Label
Opium : a history, Martin Booth., (ebook)
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Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed November 21, 2013)
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466853973
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00099379
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
1CF89EAA-5AAE-48CB-8E16-B6F3A2BF520F
System control number
  • ocn865113279
  • (OCoLC)865113279
Label
Opium : a history, Martin Booth., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed November 21, 2013)
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466853973
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00099379
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
1CF89EAA-5AAE-48CB-8E16-B6F3A2BF520F
System control number
  • ocn865113279
  • (OCoLC)865113279

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