• Julia Lovell, The Opium War: Drugs, Dreams and the Making of China

     Julia Lovell, The Opium War: Drugs, Dreams and the Making of China, Basingstoke/Oxford, Picador, 2011, 458 pp. It is one of the most bandied about…

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  • Alan Baumler, The Chinese and Opium under the Republic: Worse than Floods and Wild Beasts, Albany, State University of New York Press, 2007, 298 pp.

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  • Fung Chi Ming, Reluctant Heroes. Rickshaw Pullers in Hong Kong and Canton, 1874-1954

    This book, which is taken from the thesis presented by Fung Chi Ming at the University of Hong Kong in 1996, deals principally with the…

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