Crusaders Against Opium: Protestant Missionaries in China, 1874-1917

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University Press of Kentucky, 1996 - History - 218 pages
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Contents

Opium in China in the Late Nineteenth Century
11
Missionaries Organize to Oppose Opium
27
The ProOpium Forces and Government Investigations
72
The AntiOpium Lobby Comes of Age
116
Success and Failures of Opium Suppression
148
Conclusion
181
Appendix
186
Notes
188
Bibliography
202
Index
209
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Page 207 - BaringGould (S). Rowntree (Joshua). THE IMPERIAL DRUG TRADE. A RE-STATEMENT OF THE OPIUM QUESTION. Third Edition Revised. Cr.
Page 27 - Let us ask, where is your conscience? I have heard that the smoking of opium is very strictly forbidden by your country; that is because the harm caused by opium is clearly understood. Since it is not permitted to do harm to your own country, then even less should you let it be passed on to the harm of other countries — how much less to China!
Page 28 - Opium is a subject in the discussion of which England and China can never meet on common ground. China views the whole question from a moral standpoint ; England from a fiscal.
Page 28 - I may take the opportunity to assert here, once for all, that the single aim of my Government in taxing opium will be in the future, as it has always been in the past, to repress the traffic, never to gain revenue from such a source.

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