Powders, potions and tablets: the 'quinine fraud' in British India, 1890-1939

P. Barton, J.H. Mills (Editor), P. Barton (Editor)

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Abstract

Drugs and Empires introduces new research from a range of historians that re-evaluates the relationship between intoxicants and empires in the modern world. This chapter focuses on the misuse and illegal market in quinine supplies in British India.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDrugs and Empires: Essays in Modern Imperialism and Intoxication, c.1500-1930
Place of PublicationBasingstoke, United Kingdom
Pages142-161
Number of pages19
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Keywords

  • British India
  • drug misuse
  • illegal trade
  • quinine

Cite this

Barton, P., Mills, J. H. (Ed.), & Barton, P. (Ed.) (2007). Powders, potions and tablets: the 'quinine fraud' in British India, 1890-1939. In Drugs and Empires: Essays in Modern Imperialism and Intoxication, c.1500-1930 (pp. 142-161).