In Intoxicating Manchuria, Norman Smith finds how large intoxicant industries have been altered by way of warlord rule, jap profession, and battle. Powering the unfold of alcohol and opium -- in the beginning heralded as markers of sophistication or modernity and whose use was once good documented -- those industries flourished during the early 20th century while a full of life anti-intoxicant circulation raged.
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