A History of Alcohol and Drugs in Modern South Asia: Intoxicating Affairs

A History of Alcohol and Drugs in Modern South Asia: Intoxicating Affairs

by Harald Fischer-Tiné, Jana Tschurenev

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ISBN-13: 9781317916819
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/03/2014
Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 248
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Harald Fischer-Tiné is Professor of Modern Global History at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH-Zürich), Switzerland.

Jana Tschurenev is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Modern Indian Studies at the University of Göttingen. Germany.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Indian Anomalies? - Drink and Drugs in the Land of Gandhi Jana Tschurenev and Harald Fischer-Tiné Part 1: Trajectories: reconstructing the history of intoxicants in the pre-colonial and early colonial periods 1. Alcohol in Pre-Modern South Asia James McHugh 2. Opium, the East India Company and the ‘Native’ States Amar Farooqui Part 2: Cultural Encounters: European alcohol and drug consumption in the situation coloniale 3. ‘What shall become of the mission when we have such incompetent missionaries there?’: Drunkenness and mission in eighteenth century Danish East India Tobias Delfs 4. Liquid Boundaries: race, class, and alcohol in colonial India Harald Fischer-Tiné 5. Looking for Spirituality in India: a German theosophist's experiments with ganja (1894-1896) Maria Moritz Part 3: Nationalism and Internationalism: contested regulatory regimes 6. The Opium Question in Colonial Assam Kawal Deep Kour 7. Internationalizing the Indian War on Opium: colonial policy, the nationalist movement and the League of Nations Maria Framke 8. ‘Drunkards beware!’: Prohibition and nationalist politics in the 1930s Robert Eric Colvard Part 4: Postcolonial India: the legacy of prohibitionist politics 9. The Culture of Prohibition in Gujarat Carolyn Heitmeyer and Edward Simpson

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