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Smoke and ashes : opium's hidden histories

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When Amitav Ghosh began the research for his monumental cycle of novels the Ibis Trilogy, he was startled to learn how the lives of the nineteenth-century sailors and soldiers he wrote about were dictated not only by the currents of the Indian Oce... Read more
Contents
Here be dragons -- Seeds -- 'An actor in its own right' -- Frenemies -- The Opium Department -- Big brother -- Visions -- Family story -- Malwa -- East and West -- Diasporas -- Boston Brahmins -- American stories -- Guangzhou -- The sea-calming to... Read more
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398 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2024

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KCL 338.4 GHOSH in Adult Non-fiction Reshelving

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