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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 McMillan, Basingstoke, United Kingdom, pp. 142-161. ISBN 9780230516519

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Abstract

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.