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Opium Season

A Year on the Afghan Frontier

by Joel Hafvenstein

  • 361 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by The Lyons Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Pets,
  • Sociology,
  • Asia - Central Asia,
  • Humanitarians,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Current Events / Political,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Travelers,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Afghanistan,
  • Aghanistan,
  • Economic assistance, American,
  • Hafvenstein, Joel,
  • Opium trade,
  • Travel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12499915M
    ISBN 101599211319
    ISBN 109781599211312
    OCLC/WorldCa148949291

    Lord Of Opium. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Lord Of Opium, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book. If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by having full access to.   The sobering dispatches in “Opium Season,” a wrenching account of lofty hopes and bitter disappointments, shed a dismal light on American efforts to improve the lot of ordinary Afghans.

    Books Set in the -stan Countries That is to say, books set or partially set in Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Pakistan. Fiction or nonfiction is okay. All Votes Opium Season: A Year on the Afghan Frontier by. Joel Hafvenstein. Bullets and Opium Introduction by Ian Johnson It’s risky to pick turning points in world history, but it’s safe to say that the Tiananmen Massacre on the night of June 3–4, , in downtown Beijing, was one of the most important of the past half ed on:

      It is estimated that, during the harvest season, up to , seasonal labourers work on the large opium fields of Afghanistan. As family labour is not sufficient, seasonal labourers follow the harvest from the warmer southern provinces where the harvest starts, all the way up through the cultivating provinces to the north. Opium is the name for the latex produced within the seed pods of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum. The plant is believed to have evolved from a wild strain, Papaver setigerum, which grows in coastal areas of the Mediterranean Sea. Through centuries of cultivation and breeding for opium, the species somniferum evolved. Today, P. somniferum is.


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In the tradition of The Places In Between Opium Season book The Kite Runner, Opium Season examines the odyssey of an American chasing a seemingly impossible goal in the midst of chaos and describes this shattered, beautiful country and its deeply divided people/5(17).

"Opium Season" is a book about failed hopes and the pain of watching poorly-planned efforts come to grief. A well-written book, and one worth handing Joel Hafvenstein spent a heartbreaking tour doing development work in central Afghanistan part of a project to provide jobs to entice local farmers away from growing opium/5.

Opium Season: A Year on the Afghan Frontier Hardcover – November 1, by Joel Hafvenstein Opium Season book. In the tradition of The Places In Between and The Kite Runner, OPIUM SEASON describes the odyssey of an American chasing a seemingly impossible goal in the midst of chaos.

It will draw national attention from the media and from book readers hungry to understand this shattered, beautiful country and its deeply divided : Joel Hafvenstein. In the tradition of The Places In Between and The Kite Runner, OPIUM SEASON describes the odyssey of an American chasing a seemingly impossible goal in the midst of chaos.

It will draw national attention from the media and from book readers hungry to understand this shattered, beautiful country and its deeply divided s:   The Opium Season is the story of a young development worker thrust into a role above his pay grade: the number two position on a "cash-for-work" program designed to immediately create many thousands of jobs, in an Afghani province, for workers displaced by drug eradication.5/5(5).

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I'll pick up the book as soon as I get a chance. Funny you should mention Nangarhar - that's where most of my work on opium has been focused. I remember the first time I went out there in the spring of - along the Kabul-Jalalabad road when it was still barely a road.

Opium. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA City Guilford, Conn. Donor internetarchivebookdrive External-identifier. This book is one of ten most important books in my home library the author Dr. Nancy Turner Banks, M.D. does a masterful job of connecting the relationship between aids, opium, diamonds, and empire, this book is so well written and researched Cited by: 3.

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Opium Made Easy By Michael Pollan Harper's Magazine, April 1, Last season was a strange one in my garden, notable not only for the unseasonably cool and wet weather—the talk of gardeners all over New England—but also for its climate of paranoia. One flower was the cause: a tall, breathtaking poppy, with silky scarlet petals and a.

The House of the Scorpion () is a science fiction young adult novel by Nancy Farmer. It is set in the future and mostly takes place in Opium, a country which separates Aztlán (formerly Mexico) and the United States. The main character Matteo Alacrán, or Matt, is a young clone of a drug lord of the same name, usually called "El Patrón".Author: Nancy Farmer.

Reddish-brown and extremely bitter, laudanum contains almost all of the opium alkaloids, including morphine and um was historically used to treat a variety of conditions, but its principal use was as a pain medication and cough the early 20th century, laudanum was sold without a prescription and was a constituent of many patent l: tincture.

Opium Season: A Year on the Afghan Frontier Joel Hafvenstein didn't know what he was getting into when he signed up for a year in Afghanistan's rugged Helmand province, the heart of the world's opium.

For the illegal drug trade, the morphine is extracted from the opium latex, reducing the bulk weight by 88%. It is then converted to heroin which is two to four times as potent, and increases the value by a similar factor. The reduced weight and bulk make it easier to (s) of plant: Latex.

The Opium Smugglers is a book by Ion Idriess. It was one of a number of books he wrote for children. References This article about a children's book is a stub. You can help Wikipedia Author: Ion Idriess. Opium Season: A Year on the Afghan Frontier Joel Hafvenstein, Author.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(9).Get this from a library! Opium season: a year on the Afghan frontier. [Joel Hafvenstein] -- An aid volunteer documents his year working for an American-funded program in Afghanistan, as the group is caught between helping the poppy farmers who are struggling to make a living and fighting.Author Name Hafvenstein, Joel.

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