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A history of intoxication : opium in Assam, 1800-1959 / Kawal Deep Kour.
- Kour, Kawal Deep
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Opium in Assam, 1800-1959
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2020.
319 pages : black and white illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
List of ilustrations -- List of tables -- Acknowledgements -- Note on usage -- Glossary -- Abbreviations -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Tastes that turned History: Tea, sugar and opium. Intersecting stories and intoxication connotations -- 3. Thinking imperially: interwined interests of Colonial Science, Medicine and Opium -- 4. On a route laced with opium: networks a commerce and consumption in a colonial Hinterland -- 5. From Assam Kanee to Behar Abkaree -- 6. Opium reduction campaing: 1921-1938 -- 7. Towards total prohibition: opium eradication campaign in Assam, 1935-1959 -- 8. Kaniai Khale Asam Desh: a reconsideration of the nationalist critique of the "Imperialism of opium" -- Conclusion -- Apendices
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-306) and index.