Drugging a Nation: The Story of China and the Opium Curse
by Samuel Merwin
Publisher: Success Magazine 1908
Number of pages: 131
A personal investigation, during an extended tour, of the present conditions of the opium trade in China and its effects upon the nation. Though frankly journalistic in tone, the book presents something more than the hasty conclusions of a journalist.
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