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Published: 24 March 2005

260 Pages | 8pp halftone plates


ISBN: 9780199278817

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Cannabis Britannica

Empire, Trade, and Prohibition 1800-1928

James H. Mills

  • History Today: Book of the Year Prize: Highly Commended
  • Pacily written survey of the historical background to cannabis legislation
  • Reveals imperial Britain's role in the cannabis trade
  • Shows how political circumstances combined almost accidentally to lead to prohibition

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