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Opium to Java

Revenue Farming and Chinese Enterprise in Colonial Indonesia, 1860-1910

by James R. Rush

  • 216 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Equinox Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Java & variants,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • ASIA,
  • Asia - General,
  • General,
  • History : Asia - General,
  • Social Science / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9192257M
    ISBN 109793780495
    ISBN 109789793780498
    OCLC/WorldCa234233967

    Opium is more than just a drug extracted from poppies. Over the past two centuries it has been a palliative medicine, an addictive substance, a powerful mechanism for concentrating and transferring wealth and power between nations, and the anchor for a now vanished sociocultural world in and around China. Opium Regimes integrates the pioneering research of sixteen . Opium is the name for the latex produced within the seed pods of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum. The plant is believed to have evolved from a wild strain, Papaver setigerum, which grows in coastal areas of the Mediterranean Sea. Through centuries of cultivation and breeding for opium, the species somniferum evolved. Today, P. somniferum is.

      It specifically covers the cultural history of opium and how its use spread from Europe and the eastern Mediterranean to Asia. The exhibit includes harvesting tools and smoking utensils, a statue of a Greek goddess with a poppy head as her symbol, a hall of fame of opium eaters in the colours that the drug users see, an iconic perfume bottle. Opium use dates back years—longer than any other drug. This book looks at social changes and how they have affected perceptions of opium. Dr. Thomas Sydenham wrote, "Among the remedies which it has pleased the Almighty God to give to man to relieve his sufferings, none is so universal and so efficacious as opium.".

    Heroin ITS HISTORY, PHARMACOLOGY,AND TREATMENT SECONDEDITION REVISEDANDUPDATED Humberto Fernandez and Therissa A. Libby, Ph.D. ® THE LIBRARY OF ADDICTIVE DRUGS Heroin_0i_Final:Layout 1 11/18/10 PM Page iiiFile Size: KB. Opium smoking was a widespread social custom in nineteenth-century Java, and commercial trade in opium had far-reaching economic and political implications. As in many of the Dutch territories in the Indonesian archipelago, the drug was imported from elsewhere and sold throughout the island under a government monopoly - a system of revenue "farms". These .


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Opium to Java book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Opium smoking was a widespread social custom in nineteenth-century Jav /5.

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 Cited by: The Chinese Opium Wars has remained in print for the Opium to Java book thirty years because it is readable and its scope is extensive, from to Furthermore, Beeching dwells upon the personalities and turmoil in China along with British aggression.

It may well be that the isolation the Chinese imposed upon themselves from the time of Zheng He would Cited by:   Buy Opium to Java: Revenue Farming and Chinese Enterprise in Colonial Indonesia, 1st Equinox Ed by Rush, James R.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). opium, substance derived by collecting and drying the milky juice in the unripe seed pods of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum.

Opium varies in color from yellow to dark brown and has a characteristic odor and a bitter taste. Its chief active principle is the alkaloid morphine, a narcotic. Open Opium to Java book is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Opium to Java by James R.

Rush, JanuEquinox Publishing edition, Paperback in EnglishCited by: Opium smoking was a widespread social custom in nineteenth-century Java, and commercial trade in opium had far-reaching economic and political implications. As in many of the Dutch territories in the Indonesian archipelago, the drug was imported from elsewhere and sold throughout the island under a government monopoly - a system of revenue "farms".

This carte-de-visite photograph shows two opium smokers on the island of Java. Opium smoking was introduced into Java by the Dutch, who established a major port at Batavia (present-day Jakarta) and imported Indian-grown opium for local sale and later for re-export to China.

Opium smoking was at first mainly a part of social life among Javanese upper classes, but in the 19th. Opium in colonial Java (book) James Rush, Opium in Java: Revenue Farming and Chinese Enterprise in Colonial Indonesia, (Equinox, ).

Posted by David Fahey on J at PM in Books, Indonesia, Opium | Permalink. Obama's Afghan War Helps Create Many Opium Addicted Children. Opium (or poppy tears, scientific name: Lachryma papaveris) is dried latex obtained from the seed capsules of the opium poppy Papaver somniferum.

Approximately 12 percent of opium is made up of the analgesic alkaloid morphine, which is processed chemically to produce heroin and other synthetic opioids for medicinal use and for illegal drug latex also contains the closely Part(s) of plant: Latex. Opium Poppy Cultivation and Heroin Processing in Southeast Asia also presents the technical relationship between opium poppy cultivation in the Golden Triangle (the moun­ from Java in the 17th century.

The Chinese were reported to mix opium with tobacco. The practiceFile Size: 2MB. 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/5. Book review of "Opium to Java: Revenue Farming and Chinese Enterprise in Colonial Indonesia, –," by James B. Rush, published by Cornell University Press, Description Originally appeared in the Journal of Asian Studies, vol number 2 (May ), published by the Association for Asian by: 8.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York Donor internetarchivebookdrivePages: Like opium itself, Ms Inglis discovers, the internet has been both a blessing and a curse.

This article appeared in the Books and arts section of the. Julia Lovell teaches modern Chinese history at Birkbeck College, University of London. She is the author of The Opium War: Drugs, Drama And The Making Of China, The Great Wall: China Against the World and The Politics of Cultural Capital: China’s Quest for a Nobel Prize in Literature and writes on China for the Guardian, Independent and The Times /5(91).

Get this from a library. Opium to Java: revenue farming and Chinese enterprise in colonial Indonesia, [James R Rush]. Opium smoking was a widespread social custom in nineteenth-century Java, and commercial trade in opium had far-reaching economic and political implications.

As in many of the Dutch territories in the Indonesian archipelago, the drug was imported from elsewhere and sold throughout the island under a government monopoly - a system of revenue "farms"/5(31).

Julia Lovell's new history of the opium war is a welcome piece of myth-busting. It uses a wealth of Chinese and British sources to tell, in her words, a "tragicomedy" that is "far more chaotically.

In the final book of the trilogy, Ghosh writes about individuals fully caught up in the First Opium War () as yet another ship, the Hind, sails from India to China, again with a motley cast, some seeking answers to questions created by the events of earlier books, others keen for money and adventure.

Print book: English: 1st Equinox edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Opium trade -- Indonesia -- Java -- History -- 19th century. Opium trade. Indonesia -- Java.

More like this: Similar Items.Don Duco: Opium & opiumschuiven. This is a book on opium smoking and opium pipes from Don Duco, curator of the Amsterdam Pipe Museum (Pijpenkabinet). One of very few Dutch books on the topic. Alan Baumler: The Chinese and Opium under the Republic: Worse than Floods and Wild Beasts.

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