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The fall of the god of money : opium smoking in nineteenth-century China. [Yanhua 煙話. English]
AuthorMcMahon, Keith
Zhang Changjia 張昌甲, b. 1827
Pub. LocationLanham, MDPublisherRowman & Littlefield
Date2002Phys. Desc.xi, 249 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LocationDir. Office Gallery NorthCall NumberHV5816.M34 2002
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.

Subject(s)Opium abuse--China--19th century
China--History--19th century
Zhang Changjia 張昌甲, b. 1827. Yanhua 煙話
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [ASCC]Rec. #18500
ISBN0742518035 ; 9780742518032LCCN2002001882OCLC48951278