The Opium Monopoly

By Ellen Newbold La Motte

This is a book from 1920 written by a traveler who was gobsmacked by the extent of opium addiction in Asia and the unsettling truth that it was government monopolies that ran the business.

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  • File Size: 208 KB
  • Print Length: 108 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited

Amazon Reviews:

Great book. Relevant as ever.

I truly love la Motte’s work. I have all her writings and I learn so much from her stories and the history of Asia in the early 20th century.



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