Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Opium RegimesChina, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Timothy Brook, Patrick Carr, and Maria Kefalas

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780520220096

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520220096.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.california.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of California Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CALSO for personal use.date: 25 July 2021

Drug Operations by Resident Japanese in Tianjin

Drug Operations by Resident Japanese in Tianjin

Chapter:
(p.152) Six Drug Operations by Resident Japanese in Tianjin
Source:
Opium Regimes
Author(s):

Motohiro Kobayashi

Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520220096.003.0033

This chapter discusses the activities of outsiders, Japanese and Koreans, who plied the drug trade later in the nineteenth century in the port city of Tianjin. It explains that the profitability of this trade, which spread rapidly and produced revenues quickly, would encourage Japanese imperial government organs to take it over in the twentieth century.

Keywords:   Japanese, Koreans, drug trade, nineteenth century, Tianjin, profitability, Japanese imperial government, twentieth century

California Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.