Julia Buxton on the background to the first International Drug Conference Shanghai 1909
Posted on 04-05-2010
Julia talks about beginnings of the Shanghai alliance between China and America. China formed a pragmatic alliance with the US and partners to restrict opium production. Self medication with opium was no longer seen as acceptable. Drugs became a moral issue for the US.


Julia Buxton

Senior Research Fellow

Location: Bradford University

Dr Julia Buxton Ph.D is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bradford. Julia's Ph.D 'The Crisis of the Venezuelan Party System' was completed at the LSE and Julia has since authored 'The Political Economy of Narcotics: Production, Consumption and Global Markets' (Zed Books 2006). Julia is very active in national and international conferences. Julia…

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