Opium and Empire in Southeast Asia

Regulating Consumption in British Burma
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9781137317605
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eBook
Seiten:
214
Autor:
A. Wright
Serie:
Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series
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PDF
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eBook
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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This study investigates the connections between opium policy and imperialism in Burma. It examines what influenced the imperial regime's opium policy decisions, such as racial ideologies, the necessity of articulating a convincing rationale for British governance, and Burma's position in multiple imperial and transnational networks.
Acknowledgements Introduction 1. The Fashioning of Opium Policy in Arakan and Tenasserim 2. Regulating opium in British Burma, 1852-1885 3. Race and the regulation of consumption in colonial Burma 4. Testimony about Burma at the Royal Commission on Opium 5. The Royal Commission and the rationale for opium policy 6. The age of international conferences, 1895-1914 7. Burma, The League of Nations and opium policy networks 8. Separation, negotiation and drug diplomacy: 1935-1939 Epilogue Conclusion Appendix Bibliography
This study investigates the connections between opium policy and imperialism in Burma. It examines what influenced the imperial regime's opium policy decisions, such as racial ideologies, the necessity of articulating a convincing rationale for British governance, and Burma's position in multiple imperial and transnational networks.

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