"First published 2009 by Ashgate Publishing"--t.p. verso.
Formatted Contents Note
1. The consumption and control of illegal sustances 2. Social conditions and opium imperial China (pre-1911) 3. Drug laws and the social context in the republic era 4. Narcotics control in the people's republic of China 5. Theoretical issues and explanations of China's drug laws 6. Fighting narcotic drugs in a global context.