5 edition of Opium and other stories found in the catalog.
Opium and other stories
Reprint. Originally published: The magician"s garden and other stories. New York : Columbia University Press, 1980.
|Statement||by Géza Csáth ; selected and with a biographical note by Marianna D. Birnbaum ; translated by Jascha Kessler and Charlotte Rogers ; introduction by Angela Carter.|
|Series||Writers from the other Europe|
|Contributions||Birnbaum, Marianna D.|
|LC Classifications||PH3213.C69 A24 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||205 p. :|
|Number of Pages||205|
|LC Control Number||83002170|
Buy Opium And Other Stories (Writers from the other Europe) by Csath, Geza, Birnbaum, Marianna D., Kessler, J., Rogers, C. from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic s: 1. And while the opium war itself had a direct impact on relatively few Chinese, one of the results of the opening up of China demanded by the treaty was the Taiping war of , when a.
Opium and other narcotic drugs played an important part in Victorian life. Shocking though it might be to us in the 21st century, in Victorian times it was possible to walk into a chemist and buy, without prescription, laudanum, cocaine and even arsenic. Evidence of opium and opium smoking equipment has been found in tombs. By BC, opium was being cultivated in Cyprus. By this time, growers were using surgical quality knives to score the heads of the poppies.
One of the professor’s lungs had completely gone, the other partially so. “Never mind”, Laennec joked, “opium will keep me in hope long enough to complete my book.” Hope, the great opium. Opium-Smuggling Taliban Leader’s Release From Prison Raises Questions. Among the 11 Taliban prisoners freed, in what some reported was a swap for Indian hostages, was a U.S.-designated terrorist.
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Most of the parents in the families in these stories have either died or are living a subsistence life, whether as a result of death on the battlefield, farming accidents, poisoning or /5. "Opium" and the other stories in this slim volume use fiction to convey the wonder and horror of narcotic addiction in a way that few other books have managed to do.
It stands with De Quincey's "Confessions" and Cocteau's "Opium: Diary of a Cure" as the finest examples of the true cost of addiction, but because it's fiction it draws the reader /5(5).
The Opium General and Other Stories book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Contents * Introduction * The Alchemist’s Question /5. The Opium General and Other Stories Hardcover – Ap by Michael Moorcock (Author) › Visit Amazon's Michael Moorcock Page.
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The second half of the book, called "Sichuan," deals with the stories of student protesters and intellectuals, all of whom appear to be friends and colleagues of Liao Yiwu. They are interesting, but certainly not in the same vain as the other nine stories.
They are more poetic and high-minded, less concerned with everyday reality/5(12). Confessions of an English Opium-Eater is an autobiographical account written by Thomas De Quincey, about his laudanum addiction and its effect on his life.
The Confessions was "the first major work De Quincey published and the one which won him fame almost overnight ". First published anonymously in September and October in the London Magazine, the Confessions was released in book.
Opium and Absinthe is a perfect concoction of romance and mystery that boils down to studies in addiction and gaining independence in a suffocating world.” — Haunted by Deadlines “ Opium and Absinthe is the richly seductive tale of a young Gilded Age heiress’s journey down a beguiling but dangerous path in search of her sister’s blood Reviews: 2K.
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4/5(). A police officer poses with opium pipes, opium lamps, and other paraphernalia confiscated at opium den raids in San Francisco. Martin: A lot of the countries back then had opium monopolies and were selling opium in licensed dens and making revenue from it, especially the European colonies in Southeast Asia, like the French in Indochina, the.
The pharmacologically active principles of opium reside in its alkaloids, the most important of which, morphine, constitutes about 10 percent by weight of raw opium. Other active alkaloids such as papaverine and codeine are present in smaller proportions. Opium alkaloids are of two types, depending on chemical structure and action.
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“Uterine and ovarian complications cause more ladies to fall into the [opium] habit, than all other diseases combined,” wrote Dr. Frederick Heman Hubbard in his book, The Opium Habit and. The Opium General and other stories by Michael Moorcock was a hardcover collection of novellas, short stories, and articles.
It was published in by was a collection of new work and rare items. Works in the Collection. The Alchemist's Question was the last Jerry Cornelius novella and was the cornerstone work of the volume. It was later reprinted. The opium eater, and other stories.
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Géza Csáth has 39 books on Goodreads with ratings. Géza Csáth’s most popular book is Opium and Other Stories. Women's clothing, shoes, bags, accessories and beauty. Free returns. Raw Opium & Other Stories. Raw Opium. Raw Opium is a feature-length documentary released in that explores the power and influence of the opium poppy, the raw flower processed to make heroin.
The film shows the global influence of opium and challenges viewer assumptions about addiction and the War on Drugs. At p.m. on Jthe ton brig Frolic, a former opium clipper bound for San Francisco with a cargo of silk, chinaware and other goods. "Opium helps you to stand at the gates of heaven and peer through," Croce tells Noelle.
When you read the first book, you are hooked on the need to get the fix of reading the next ones. Opium is pages, and when you put all five of the books Reviews: The House of the Scorpion Book Summary: Matt is six years old when he discovers that he is different from other children and other people.
To most, Matt isn't considered a boy at all, but a beast, dirty and disgusting. But to El Patron, lord of a country called Opium.At the beginning of the 19th century, opium was widely used as an everyday remedy for common ailments. By the s, it was classified as a dangerous drug. In an examination of the social context of drug taking in Victorian England, the book explains this decisive change in attitude.
This revised edition examines how and why restrictive policies were put in place in the early 5/5(1).