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Twenty years of Persian opium (1908-1928)

Elizabeth Pauline MacCallum

Twenty years of Persian opium (1908-1928)

a study

by Elizabeth Pauline MacCallum

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Published by [Foreign Policy Association] in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opium trade -- Iran.,
  • Pharmaceutical industry -- Iran.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Elizabeth P. MacCallum ; prepared under the direction of the Opium Research Committee of the Foreign Policy Association.
    ContributionsForeign Policy Association. Opium Research Committee.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55p. :
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19768732M

    Prince Ibrahim Mirza, Solṭān Ebrāhīm Mīrzā, in full Abu'l Fat'h Sultan Ibrahim Mirza (Persian: ابوالفتح سلطان ابراهیم میرزا ‎) (April – 23 February ) was a Persian prince of the Safavid dynasty, who was a favourite of his uncle and father-in-law Shah Tahmasp is now mainly remembered as a patron of the arts, especially the Persian miniature. View all available books. Read classic books in bite-sized bits delivered every day with Serial Reader for iOS and Android. At the beginning of the 19th century, opium was widely used as an everyday remedy for common ailments. By the s, it was classified as a dangerous drug. In an examination of the social context of drug taking in Victorian England, the book explains this decisive change in attitude. This revised edition examines how and why restrictive policies were put in place in the early decades of the 5/5(1). Opium Dreams. Before heroin, there was opium, which is almost as old as civilization itself. As early as BC, the Egyptians were using opium to calm crying infants. Over years later, the Victorians invented Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup, an opiate-laden elixir which ensured that children remained seen but not heard.


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Twenty years of Persian opium (1908-1928) by Elizabeth Pauline MacCallum Download PDF EPUB FB2

OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. Description: 55 pages maps 23 cm: Contents: Foreword by H.H. MoorheadPersian opium policy in the pre-war periodThe Hague conference, Post-war efforts to control domestic opium--Persian opium and League controlStatistics of Persian exportsPersia at the second Opium conferencePersian export policy since the Geneva conference.

Twenty years of Persian opium () a study, by Elizabeth P. MacCallum, prepared under the direction of the Opium Research Committee of the Foreign Policy Association. 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 population Cited by:   The exact origin of opium poppy is uncertain ().The “land of the civilized kings” (Sumer), in the southernmost region of ancient Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq and Kuwait) which is generally considered the mother of civilization has been hypothesized as the origin of this plant in more than years ago ().Assyria, the major Mesopotamian East Semitic Kingdom, in the north of Sumer, and the Cited by: The Moslem, it is reckoned, carried opium to the China-frontier as early as the tenth Twenty years of Persian opium book or before.

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Martin was in the Military for four years prior to his opium seduction, no long- haired hippy he, which may come as a surprise to new readers/5(). By MARTIN BOOTH St. Martin's Press. Read the Review. Raw Opium The opium poppy is botanically classified as Papaver somniferum.

The genus is named from the Greek noun for a poppy, the species from the Latin word meaning 'sleep inducing': it was Linnaeus, the father of botany, who first classified it in his book Genera Plantarum Twenty years of Persian opium book War for Afghanistan — Twenty Years of Forty Years By Daniel Schwartz / VII In December it will be forty years since the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

The country has been torn apart by foreign political and military meddling as well as internal strife ever since. The challenges of sustainable peace in Afghanistan [ ]. Opium: A History by Martin Booth (St.

Martin's Press ) () is a complete Twenty years of Persian opium book of the history, the cultivation, and the usage of the various forms of the sap of the papaver plant.

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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 related Part(s) of plant: Latex.

After years of intense research, he produced the first opium-smoking antiques guide, The Art of Opium Antiques, in Top: Anti-opium propaganda poster from China, circa Above: This Vietnamese smoker’s layout included a hardwood tray with mother-of-pearl inlay and miniature, spittoon-shaped pots on which to rest pipe-bowls.

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The book is a bit tricky to follow at times because the author jumps around the timeline a bit because of the sheer scale of things going on. The book isn't as strong in the last two chapters when it tries to explain the significance of The Opium war to the Chinese /5.

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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. After years of failed attempts to rid the country of opium, the Chinese are finally successful in convincing the British to dismantle the India-China opium trade.

Dec. 17, The Persian king, like the Assyrian, was also "King of Kings", xšāyaθiya xšāyaθiyānām (shāhanshāh in modern Persian) – "great king", Megas Basileus, as known by the Greeks. Cyrus's son, Cambyses II, conquered the last major power of the region, ancient Egypt, causing the collapse of the Twenty-sixth Dynasty of Egypt.

A small quantity of opium was exported from Būšehr in the late 12th/18th century (J. Kelly, Britain and the Persian Gulf, London,p. 44), and in a Persian merchant sent about twenty chests to China (Stannus to Willock, 3 JuneFO 60/24). Full text of "Twenty years in Persia [microform]: a narrative of life under the last three shahs" See other formats.

Opium in Iran is widely available, and the country was thought to have the highest per capita number of opiate addicts in the world at a rate of % of Iranians over age The Iranian government estimates the number of addicts at 2 million. Opium and heroin from Afghanistan and Pakistan—known collectively as the Golden Crescent—pass through Iran's eastern borders in large amounts.

Sleep and his brother Death figure prominently in Martin Booth's "Opium - A History." His subject is a two-headed godbringing surcease from pain, but also addicting and killing its too-faithful writes a truly fascinating and detailed history of opium's influence on the world's history, economies, and cultures.5/5(4).

Wishard, J. Twenty Years in Persia: A Narrative of Life under the Last Three Shahs (New York and London: Fleming H. Revell Company, ). CATALOGUES AND REFERENCE WORKS Bilgrami, S. Landmarks of the Deccan: A Comprehensive Guide to the Archaeological Remains of the City and Suburbs of Hyderabad (Hyderabad: Government Central Press Cited by: 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 population 3/5(3).

John Keats, the poet of "beauty", a devotee of aesthetic isolation who swooned at the thought of his so-called "bright star" Fanny Brawne and succumbed to. Like opium itself, Ms Inglis discovers, the internet has been both a blessing and a curse.

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The key thrust of Lovell’s book is its final quarter, where she traces the legacy of the Opium War in particular and Western imperialism in general, and its place in Chinese and British culture.

Her key argument is that, until the emergence of Chinese nationalism in the last decade or so of the nineteenth century, the Opium War was quite. The Little Book of Opium contains information from a vast resource.

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Los Angeles and Iran lie at opposite ends of the world, but for the past twenty-five years—ever since the first Iranians fleeing the revolution established an exile outpost in L.A.—the two.

Opium varies in alkaloidal content from batch to batch, and between regions. The British Pharmacoepia lists Yugoslavian opium as the most potent at % alkaloid content, followed by opium from Turkey, Iran, and Indian opium was at the bottom of the list with a 9- % alkaloid content. Marjane Satrapi was born in in Rasht, Iran, and currently lives in Paris.

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Opium Poppy' Cultivation and Heroin Processing in Southeast Asia September DEA 4, years ago as evidenced by fossil remains of poppy seed cake and poppy pods found in the Swiss Lake Dwellings of the Neolithic Age. Opium was probably consumed by the ancient Egyptians andFile Size: 2MB. Over the next twenty years, it would be read and quoted by numerous anti-opium crusaders.

Statistics for opium use in “one of our large cities” with a population of 91, in and for opium consumption by regular, heavy American users, presumably addicts, come from the. 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.

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