|The fall of the god of money : opium smoking in nineteenth-century China. [Yanhua 煙話. English]|
|The fall of the god of money : opium smoking in nineteenth-century China / Keith McMahon.|
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-233) and index.
Introduction to "Western Smoke" -- A Short History of Opium Smoking in China -- Westerners' Intercourse with China -- Westerners on Opium and the Chinese -- Zhang Changjia's Yanhua, "Opium Talk" (1878) -- Eaten by Wild Dogs: Opium in Late Qing Fiction -- "Why the Chinese Smoked Opium" -- Appendix: Yanhua, "Opium Talk," by Zhang Changjia of Jinshan County, Jiangsu Province.