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Narcotic Culture

China was turned into a nation of opium addicts by the pernicious forces of imperialist trade.

This study systematically questions this assertion on the basis of abundant archives from China, Europe and the US, showing that opium had few harmful effects on either health or longevity.

topics: Narcotic Culture,Frank Dikötter, Lars Peter Laamann, Zhou Xun,opium,opium in china,china history

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