Opium and Empire
Chinese Society in Colonial Singapore, 1800-1910
Asia East by South
Published by: Cornell University Press
304 pages, 152.00 x 229.00 mm, 6 photos, 2 maps, 6 figures
- ISBN: 9781501746352
- Published: May 2019
Breaking new ground in the historiography of the overseas Chinese and British colonialism, this book focuses on two areas largely ignored by students of the period—opium and the economic role of the group of institutions known as kongsi, or secret societies.