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Opium’s Long Shadow

From Asian Revolt to Global Drug Control

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$41.00 • £32.95 • €37.00

ISBN 9780674976306

Publication Date: 11/12/2018

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384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

23 photos

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Steffen Rimner is Ad Astra Fellow and Assistant Professor in the History of International Affairs at University College Dublin. He has taught at Utrecht University, Harvard University, and Columbia University, and held affiliations at Yale University, the University of Oxford, Waseda University, and the University of Tokyo (Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia).

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