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Powders, potions and tablets: the 'quinine fraud' in British India, 1890-1939

Barton, P. (2007) Powders, potions and tablets: the 'quinine fraud' in British India, 1890-1939. In: Drugs and Empires: Essays in Modern Imperialism and Intoxication, c.1500-1930. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, United Kingdom, pp. 142-161. ISBN 9780230516519

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Drugs and Empires introduces new research from a range of historians that re-evaluates the relationship between intoxicants and empires in the modern world. This chapter focuses on the misuse and illegal market in quinine supplies in British India.

Item type: Book Section
ID code: 8843
Keywords: British India, drug misuse, illegal trade, quinine, History, Political science (General), Asia
Subjects: History General and Old World
Political Science > Political science (General)
History General and Old World > Asia
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Humanities > History
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2009 11:54
Last modified: 21 May 2015 18:54

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