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Empire of crime : organised crime in the British Empire
Empire of crime : organised crime in the British Empire
Newark, Timothy2017
Articles
In 1908, British reformers banned the export of Indian opium to China. As a result, the world price of opium soared and a century of lucrative drug smuggling began. Criminal producers in other countries exploited the prohibition and gang wars broke out. This book introduces the reader to a collection of heroes and villains.
Author:
Imprint:
Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword History, 2017.
Collation:
268 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Notes:
Originally published: Edinburgh: Mainstream, 2011.Includes QR code.Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781526713049 (hbk)
Dewey class:
364.10609171241364.106091364.106091 NEW
Language:
English
Related title:
Empire of Crime : Organised Crime in the British Empire
BRN:
2536002
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