By Harald Fischer-Tiné,Jana Tschurenev
At the start of the twenty first century, alcoholism, transnational drug trafficking and drug habit represent significant difficulties in quite a few South Asian nations. The creation, circulate and intake of intoxicating elements created (and spoke back to) social upheavals within the quarter and had common financial, political and cultural repercussions on a world point. This publication appears to be like on the cultural, social, and monetary heritage of intoxicants in South Asia, and analyses the position that alcohol and medication have performed within the region.
The booklet explores the linkages among altering meanings of intoxicating ingredients, the making of and contestations over colonial and nationwide regimes of legislation, economics, and practices and reviews of intake. It indicates the advance of present meanings of intoxicants in South Asia – when it comes to politics, cultural norms and id formation – and how within which the historical past of gear and alcohol is enmeshed within the heritage of contemporary empires and kingdom states — even in a rustic during which a staunch teetotaller and lively anti-drug crusader like Mohandas Gandhi is gifted because the ‘father of the nation’.
Primarily a old research, the e-book additionally comprises views from smooth Indology and Cultural Anthropology and situates advancements in South Asia in wider imperial and international contexts. it really is of curiosity to students engaged on the social and cultural heritage of alcohol and medication, South Asian experiences and international History.
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A History of Alcohol and Drugs in Modern South Asia: Intoxicating Affairs (Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia) by Harald Fischer-Tiné,Jana Tschurenev