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6 edition of The Little Book of Opium found in the catalog.

The Little Book of Opium

by Debra Moraes

  • 52 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Ronin Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • Popular works,
  • Drug Abuse,
  • Medical Botany,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Popular Culture - Counter Culture,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Opium

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8324081M
    ISBN 100914171836
    ISBN 109780914171836
    OCLC/WorldCa53092920

    The Land of Opium is the largest territory of the Dope Confederacy, which ranges on the map like an intestine from the ruins of San Diego to the ruins of Matamoros. But while Opium thrives, the rest of the world has been devastated by ecological disaster - and hidden in Opium is the cure. And that isn’t all that awaits within the depths of Opium. If you were looking to visit Opium, please do select which bar you would like to join us at. Additional information about each bar can be found under bars and menus.. We are located up two flights of stairs and bookings are highly recommend although walk ins are also accepted on the evening.

    The book was revised and extended in September for the second session of the course, scheduled to coincide with the RPUG meeting in Denver. A third session was held in October in Overland Park, Kansas, in conjunction with the RPUG meeting. In The Little Book, we try to cover three basic questions: 1. How do profilers work? 2. The Little Local Book Hub. K likes. Book swapping service!

    One was a book published in called Opium Smoking in America and China. It was written by a New York doctor named H.H. Kane, who spent years researching the opium dens in Manhattan. It was the best book about opium smoking I found, until I wrote my own. Book Review: 'The Opium War' by Julia Lovell In the Opium War, China won at most one battle—and even that was largely due to the weather.


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The Little Book of Opium by Debra Moraes Download PDF EPUB FB2

The pharmacology and effects are discussed in non-technical terms. Drugs derived from opium, like heroin, and drugs created entirely in the lab, such as methadone, are explained. The Little Book of Opium aids in "harm reduction" by providing useful information that can save lives of people using or experimenting with opium or its derivative/5(9).

There are other much better books, such as Opium, A History, by Martin Booth, which appears to have been the source of the only accurate information in the Little Book - altho the author did not include it /5(9). The Little Book of Opium book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. - Discusses the pharmacology of opium in nontechnical terms/5. The pharmacology and effects are discussed in non-technical terms. Drugs derived from opium, like heroin, and drugs created entirely in the lab, such as methadone, are explained.

The Little Book of Opium aids in "harm reduction" by providing useful information that can save lives of people using or experimenting with opium or its derivative/5(7). A look at opium in the context of its history. DRUGS-FORUM Menu Recent Posts. This book is very informative and thought-provoking in its discussions of the substance over which the war was fought.

Opium was an illegal narcotic in China from the 18th century onwards, and the Chinese state crackdown against it particularly intensified during the s. The Lord of Opium, while not completely missing the point was far too long and it appeared to hold little suspense, but the biggest problem I had with this book was the fact Matt was no longer a clone, making him just another boring run of th mill human s:   It may be a little premature to say that I love the book when I have not completed reading it, but to my mind it gives a very good account of what lead to the Opium wars, the consistent "Public Private Partnership", which is one sided in that public tax money finances, in many cases, private enterprise and once established and the money rolls Reviews:   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 Wars’ to the discovery of morphine & the hypodermic Reviews: The Mission of Little Books is to Help People Pray.

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The Little Book of Opium contains information from a vast resource. There is quite simply no book like it. There is quite simply no book like it. If you already have books on opium, like Opium for the Masses or Flowers in the Blood, this book will make a great addition--filling in most of the holes left by these books.

And while the opium war itself had a direct impact on relatively few Chinese, one of the results of the opening up of China demanded by the.

THE LORD OF OPIUM benefits from the strong world-building that author Nancy Farmer devised for its predecessor, the National Book Award-winning The House of the Scorpion. Matt is still a fascinatingly complex character, and the cast of supporting players is lively and well drawn.

Opium History Use of opium dates back further than there is history. Archeological digs in Switzerland have found Opium Poppy seeds and pods, dating from the Neolithic age--the "New Stone Age", a period running from B.C.

to B.C. A very detailed account A pretty fair handed and detailed account of how the British forced opium on China.

As others have mentioned, parts haven’t aged well and it feels a little condescend at times, but still worth a read if you have an interest in the stuff they don’t teach in British history classes/5(9).

Opium book. Read 18 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Vientiane, Laos is a sleepy post-colonial backwater, run by generals an /5(18). 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 the illegal drug latex also contains the closely related.

Fields, T.J. Wiegand, in Encyclopedia of Toxicology (Third Edition), Abstract. Opium is one of the oldest recreational and medicinal drugs in the world. Extracted from the unripe pods of the poppy flower, opium serves as the raw material for production of numerous drugs, both legal (morphine, codeine, hydromorphone, oxycodone, hydrocodone, etc.) and illegal (heroin).

this book is supposed to be a diary of cocteau's cure from opium addiction. first of all, it is not really a diary. rather it is a series of musings, most of which are only a short paragraph long, many of which have nothing to do with opium. for example, he talks about other french writers such as proust and roussell, and the russian film director eisenstein, and while these asides are /5(52).

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It is a book worth reading for someone who wanted to understand the Opium war history or British East India company. After reading the book, I got to understand how intrinsically the economies and histories of India and China are linked in the 18th and 19th s: Praise for Book of the Little Axe: “Book of the Little Axe is epic in ambition and scope, a sweeping tale that illuminates pivotal historical periods in Trinidad and North America, and the links between them.

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