The Ethics of Opium by Ellen N. Lamotte

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ISBN 100405136013
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The Ethics of Opium [Ellen N. La Motte] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Ethics of Opium (Addiction in America Series) Hardcover – February 1, by Ellen N. Lamotte (Author)Author: Ellen N.

Lamotte. The Ethics of Opium. By ELLEN N. LA MOTTE. New York, The Century Company, I pp. Miss La Motte is well known for the effective use of her pen in the movement to limit production of opium to the amount necessary for medical and The Ethics of Opium book use.

The argument of the book is expressed in the quotation with which she opens it. Ethics of opium. New York, Century [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ellen N La Motte.

'The Ethics of Opium' by Ellen N. La Motte. Help us be a "Top Rated Nonprofit", and spread accurate info about psychoactive drugs, health, culture, & policies. A description of the importance of the opium trade in modern diplomacy. Book Reviews. Capsule Reviews The Ethics of Opium.

Reviewed By Harry Elmer Barnes June Sign in and save to read later. Save Save to Pocket. Print this article. Share Share on Twitter. The Lord of Opium presents a fairly realistic picture of a future Earth ravaged by ecological disasters. It also raises questions about the ethics of cloning, drug production and forced labor.

The author provides an appendix that details some of the factual background of the novel.4/5. Due to space and time constraints, I’m only featuring two of the many books on the subject.

The Ethics of Opium by Ellen N. La Motte, author of such timeless classics as “Peking Dust” and “The Opium Monopoly.” Published by The Century Co. in The Morality of the Opium Trade Two differing perspectives regarding the morality of trading opium are presented in these selections.

The first reading is the personal experience of an American merchant with forty years of experience in China, and the second selection is from another merchant in Canton, writing to a British magazine in File Size: 21KB. It was undoubtedly genuine compassion for the poor that led Karl Marx to declare: ‘Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions.

It is the opium of the people.’ In so saying Marx was not merely criticizing false religion. The Opium Wars were a major part of Chinese history and a direct result of a Chinese emperor attempting to stop the delivery of Opium to China during the s.

According to The Ethics of Opium book University of Houston, Victoria, he Opium Wars, which took place in separate times in and in did not halt the production or shipping of Opium for long and by.


Mouat(LATE LOCAL GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR.)Author: F.J. Mouat. The Lancet THE ETHICS OF OPIUM AND ALCOHOL. F.J. Mouat M.D. EDIN., F.R.C.S. ENG. I HAVE heretofore taken no part in the anti-opium con- troversy, for reasons which I need not detail; but when I perceive in THE LANCET in a notice on the subject that opium and alcohol are comparable, and stand on the same platform in their moral and material relations, I venture to think that this is not a Author: F.J.

Mouat. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published The Ethics of Opium book Century Co., New York. Description: pages ; 21 cm. Series Title. opium, substance derived by collecting and drying the milky juice in the unripe seed pods of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum.

Opium varies in color from yellow to dark brown and has a characteristic odor and a bitter taste. Its chief active principle is the alkaloid morphine, a narcotic. In her study, The Ethics of Opium, La Motte urged Americans to see these connections as a way to incite interest in and sentiment against the international trade as a remedy for local problems.

“Considerations of public health, of building up a stable, sober community, have never entered in opium has been called upon to waste this. Organized around themes such as power and the public and private morality of leaders, the book explores the ethical issues of leadership in a variety of contexts including, business, NGOs, and government.

It integrates material on ethics and leadership from the great Eastern and Western philosophers with leadership literature and case studies/5. Karin Tanabe paints a vivid picture of the French colonial masters living a profuse lifestyle of opium, glamour and sex, while ordinary plantation coolies, work in dire A Hundred Suns is a probing story of avarice, power, revenge and colonial politics set in French Indochina in the s.4/5.

This book is very informative and thought-provoking in its discussions of the substance over which the war was fought. Opium was an illegal narcotic in China from the 18th century onwards, and the Chinese state crackdown against it particularly intensified during the s.

An abstract is unavailable. This article is available as a PDF only. Dr. Thomas Dormandy tells the story with verve and insight, uncovering the strange power of opiates to motivate major conflicts yet also inspire great art and medical breakthroughs, to trigger the rise of global criminal networks yet also revolutionize attitudes toward well-being.

Ethics Opium NPR coverage of Opium: How an Ancient Flower Shaped and Poisoned Our World by John H., M.D. Halpern and David Blistein. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. The book spends a significant part of the narrative taking the reader on a tour of the new Lord of Opium’s palace.

His ideals come into conflict with some of the staff from the previous leader, but most respect him – at least on a surface level.

This was the part of the book. For, religion is much more than the opium of the people, and it can serve good purposes. Emile Durkheim (an agnostic himself) famously argued that religion increases solidarity through the common participation in the sacred, and it thus serves a very important social function.

Ethics; The Opium Cycle: Planet Money There is a pattern that has repeated itself throughout the history of the opium trade. Blistein and Dr. Halpern's book Opium offers a.

Browsing subject area: Opium trade -- Afghanistan (Exclude extended shelves) The ethics of opium, (New York, Century, [c]) [Taipei, Taiwan: Book World Co., pref. ]), by Hosea Ballou Morse (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) The opium evil.

Message from the President of the United States, transmitting communications. Your next choice is the novel‭ ‬River of Smoke‭ ‬by Amitav Gosh,‭ ‬which,‭ ‬aside from the colourful characters,‭ ‬tells the story of the great power opium had on the world’s economy back in the‭ ‬19th century.‭ ‬I love this book.‭ ‬It was a book that,‭ ‬as I was getting towards the end,‭ ‬I wanted to read slower and slower and slower so I wouldn’t.

In The Hippocratic Oath and the Ethics of Medicine, it is revealed that ancient Romans used “wool tampons soaked in a variety of substances, including: opium, poppies, bitter almond oil, boiled Author: Urvija Banerji.

Known to mankind since prehistoric times, opium is arguably the oldest and most widely used narcotic. Opium: A History traces the drug's astounding impact on world culture-from its religious use by prehistoric peoples to its influence on the imaginations of the Romantic writers; from the earliest medical science to the Sino-British opium wars.

And, in the present day, as the addict population Cited by:   The book's subtitle is The Opium War and the End of China's Last Golden Age. This is somewhat puzzling. China, Platt reminds us in a short paragraph, was a.

InNancy Farmer published a sequel to The House of the Scorpion, entitled The Lord of Opium. The sequel continues to follow Matt immediately after the events of the first book, as he becomes the leader of Opium and continues to struggle with his agency and morality as the clone of a cruel dictator.

These travels provided her with material for six books, three of them explicitly dealing with the opium problem: Peking Dust (), Civilization: Tales of the Orient (), Opium Monopoly (), Ethics of Opium (), Snuffs and Butters () and Opium in Geneva: Or How The Opium Problem is Handled by the League of Nations ().

The. The classic hero tale always features heroes who have to make tough decisions, and The House of the Scorpion is no different.

Just as Frodo decides to take the one ring to Mount Doom rather than try to, say, sell it on eBay, so our Matt must face his own struggles and return home to take control of Opium.

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The Sumerians refer to it as Hul Gil, the 'joy plant.' The Sumerians would soon pass along the plant and its euphoric effects to the. Opium (or poppy tears, scientific name: Lachryma papaveris) is dried latex obtained from the seed capsules of the opium poppy Papaver somniferum.

Approximately 12 percent of opium is made up of the analgesic alkaloid morphine, which is processed chemically to produce heroin and other synthetic opioids for medicinal use and for illegal drug latex also contains the closely related Part(s) of plant: Latex.

At fourteen, Matt has to make decisions that are far beyond his life experience. His desire to enjoy the riches of Opium are counterbalanced by his memories of what it was like to be classified as non-human, stripped of all rights to life and liberty.

Just as anyone might, Matt enjoys the prestige and deference that everyone shows to him. LaMotte wrote six books based on her travels in Asia, three of them explicitly dealing with the opium problem: Peking Dust (), Civilization: Tales of the Orient (), Opium Monopoly (), Ethics of Opium (), Snuffs and Butters () and Opium in Geneva: Or How The Opium Problem is Handled by the League of Nations ().Author: Ellen Lamotte.

One could misconstrue the title of this book as a reference to the first Opium War of to A cursory review of the content would reinforce this view as the 2nd Opium War, the scale of which was on a par with the preceding conflict, receives scant attention with just three pages devoted to it/5(83).

Drug use - Drug use - Psychotropic drugs: The opiates are unrivalled in their ability to relieve pain. Opium is the dried milky exudate obtained from the unripe seed pods of the opium poppy plant (Papaver somniferum), which grows naturally throughout most of Turkey. Of the 20 or more alkaloids found in opium, only a few are pharmacologically active.

Learn chapter 2 law ethics pharmacy with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of chapter 2 law ethics pharmacy flashcards on Quizlet.The Land of Opium is the largest territory of the Dope Confederacy, which ranges on the map like an intestine from the ruins of San Diego to the ruins of Matamoros.

But while Opium thrives, the rest of the world has been devastated by ecological disaster—and hidden in Opium is the cure. And that isn't all that awaits within the depths of Opium. In a recent text-book, a statement is made that the action of opium is transient in infancy, and without danger except in large doses.

The prominence of certain proprietary drugs, as soothing syrups for children, and the characteristic effects of opium, with the great injuries noted later, have brought out facts of the damage from these by: 1.

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