The Opium Wars

November 17, 2010, 10:47 pm

This clip is really a promo for Mike Jay’s new book High Society: The Central Role of Mind-Altering Drugs in History, Science, and Culture.  But it includes a brief history of the globalization of the illegal drug trade and the Anglo-Chinese (Opium) wars, and is worth watching.

Thanks to DoseNation for linking to this video.

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