Opium in Thailand

Opium in Thailand traces the history of the trade from its beginnings in the late 17th century and its imposition by the British as a trading item on Siam through to the rise of the famed Golden Triangle and the attempts at suppression from the 1960s onwards. More

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Published by Proglen
Published: Jan. 11, 2012
Words: 7,230
Language: English
ISBN: 9780987090256
About Duncan Stearn

Duncan Stearn is a freelance journalist, historian, and traveller with a love of greyhound and horse racing. These diverse interests have led to the publication of 10 books since 1985, covering history (Brief History of the Thirty Years War and the English Civil War, Chronology of South-East Asian History 1400-1996); travel (Pattaya ‘Patpong on Steroids’); greyhound (The Ultimate Accolade) and horse racing (Bernborough, Australia’s Greatest Racehorse).

He has written articles for publications such as Turf Monthly, The Australian Magazine, Adelaide Review, Daily Telegraph (Sydney), The Nation (Bangkok), Asia-Pacific Tropical Homes, Journal of Siam Society and many others.

He has lived in Thailand since the end of 1999.

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