skip to content
Opium and empire in Southeast Asia : regulating consumption in British Burma Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Opium and empire in Southeast Asia : regulating consumption in British Burma

Author: Ashley Wright
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"This study investigates the connection between the regulation of opium and the exercise of imperial power in colonial Burma. It traces the opium industry from the British annexation of the Burmese territories of Arakan and Tenasserim in 1826 to the end of the colonial era, arguing that this connection was multi-dimensional. The British regime regulated opium to facilitate labour extraction, and the articulation of  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wright, Ashley, 1980-
Opium and empire in Southeast Asia
(DLC) 2013038616
(OCoLC)848162657
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ashley Wright
ISBN: 9781137317605 1137317604 134933362X 9781349333622
OCLC Number: 863159202
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series.
Responsibility: Ashley Wright.
More information:

Abstract:

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  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Ashley Wright's Opium and Empire in South-East Asia is the latest addition to this growing historiography. It is a thorough study of what is now Myanmar and was once Burma that does much to further Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/863159202> # Opium and empire in Southeast Asia : regulating consumption in British Burma
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "863159202" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Place/great_britain_asia> ; # Great Britain--Asia
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/consumption_economics_government_policy_burma_history> ; # Consumption (Economics)--Government policy--Burma--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/history_modern_20th_century> ; # HISTORY--Modern--20th Century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/colonialism_&_imperialism_south_east_asia_myanmar_burma> ; # Colonialism & imperialism--South East Asia--Myanmar (Burma)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007141> ; # Management
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1910374> ; # British colonies
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/opium_trade_government_policy_burma_history_20th_century> ; # Opium trade--Government policy--Burma--History--20th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/opium_trade_government_policy_burma_history_19th_century> ; # Opium trade--Government policy--Burma--History--19th century
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1254793> ; # Burma--Tenasserim Division.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/20th_century_history_c_1900_to_c_2000_south_east_asia_myanmar_burma> ; # 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000--South East Asia--Myanmar (Burma)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Place/tenasserim_division_burma> ; # Tenasserim Division (Burma)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/history_europe_great_britain> ; # HISTORY--Europe--Great Britain
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/business_&_economics_industries_general> ; # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Industries--General
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/colonialism_&_imperialism_south_east_asia_myanmar_burma_c_1500_onwards_to_present_day_20th_century_c_1900_to_c_1999> ; # Colonialism & imperialism--South East Asia--Myanmar (Burma)--c 1500 onwards to present day--20th century, c 1900 to c 1999
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/modern_history_to_20th_century_c_1700_to_c_1900_south_east_asia_myanmar_burma> ; # Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900--South East Asia--Myanmar (Burma)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/imperialism_economic_aspects_burma_history> ; # Imperialism--Economic aspects--Burma--History
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1240495> ; # Asia.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1892164> ; # Burma--Rakhine State.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Place/burma> ; # Burma
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901974> ; # Economic history
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/history_asia_southeast_asia> ; # HISTORY--Asia--Southeast Asia
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1352432> ; # Colonial influence
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/history_modern_19th_century> ; # HISTORY--Modern--19th Century
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/876461> ; # Consumption (Economics)--Government policy
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/338.41375/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/968129> ; # Imperialism--Economic aspects
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207835> ; # Burma.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Event/1800_1999> ; # 1800-1999
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1046575> ; # Opium trade--Government policy
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Place/rakhine_state_burma> ; # Rakhine State (Burma)
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/306346906> ; # Ashley Wright
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description "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."@en ;
    schema:description ""This study investigates the connection between the regulation of opium and the exercise of imperial power in colonial Burma. It traces the opium industry from the British annexation of the Burmese territories of Arakan and Tenasserim in 1826 to the end of the colonial era, arguing that this connection was multi-dimensional. The British regime regulated opium to facilitate labour extraction, and the articulation of a rationale for opium policy was inextricable from the articulation of a rationale for colonial rule more generally. Evolving discourses about race invoked opium consumption. Finally, Burma's position in multiple transnational and imperial networks informed its colonial opium policy"--"@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1784521049> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:image <http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/466/9780230296466/image/lgcover.9780230296466.jpg> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Series/cambridge_imperial_and_post_colonial_studies_series> ; # Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/848162657> ;
    schema:name "Opium and empire in Southeast Asia : regulating consumption in British Burma"@en ;
    schema:productID "863159202" ;
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137317605> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=1571957> ;
    schema:url <https://link.springer.com/openurl?genre=book&isbn=978-1-349-33362-2> ;
    schema:url <http://www.palgraveconnect.com/pc/doifinder/10.1057/9781137317605> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1571957_0> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=549226> ;
    schema:url <http://link.springer.com/openurl?genre=book&isbn=978-1-349-33362-2> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=755184> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1571957> ;
    schema:url <http://www.palgraveconnect.com/doifinder/10.1057/9781137317605> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=4328681> ;
    schema:workExample <http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137317605> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781349333622> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781137317605> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/863159202> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Place/great_britain_asia> # Great Britain--Asia
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Great Britain--Asia" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Place/rakhine_state_burma> # Rakhine State (Burma)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Rakhine State (Burma)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Place/tenasserim_division_burma> # Tenasserim Division (Burma)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Tenasserim Division (Burma)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Series/cambridge_imperial_and_post_colonial_studies_series> # Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/863159202> ; # Opium and empire in Southeast Asia : regulating consumption in British Burma
    schema:name "Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series." ;
    schema:name "Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/20th_century_history_c_1900_to_c_2000_south_east_asia_myanmar_burma> # 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000--South East Asia--Myanmar (Burma)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000--South East Asia--Myanmar (Burma)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/business_&_economics_industries_general> # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Industries--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Industries--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/colonialism_&_imperialism_south_east_asia_myanmar_burma> # Colonialism & imperialism--South East Asia--Myanmar (Burma)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Colonialism & imperialism--South East Asia--Myanmar (Burma)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/colonialism_&_imperialism_south_east_asia_myanmar_burma_c_1500_onwards_to_present_day_20th_century_c_1900_to_c_1999> # Colonialism & imperialism--South East Asia--Myanmar (Burma)--c 1500 onwards to present day--20th century, c 1900 to c 1999
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Colonialism & imperialism--South East Asia--Myanmar (Burma)--c 1500 onwards to present day--20th century, c 1900 to c 1999"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/consumption_economics_government_policy_burma_history> # Consumption (Economics)--Government policy--Burma--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85031498> ;
    schema:name "Consumption (Economics)--Government policy--Burma--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/history_asia_southeast_asia> # HISTORY--Asia--Southeast Asia
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HISTORY--Asia--Southeast Asia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/history_europe_great_britain> # HISTORY--Europe--Great Britain
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HISTORY--Europe--Great Britain"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/history_modern_19th_century> # HISTORY--Modern--19th Century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HISTORY--Modern--19th Century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/history_modern_20th_century> # HISTORY--Modern--20th Century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HISTORY--Modern--20th Century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/imperialism_economic_aspects_burma_history> # Imperialism--Economic aspects--Burma--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85064628> ;
    schema:name "Imperialism--Economic aspects--Burma--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/modern_history_to_20th_century_c_1700_to_c_1900_south_east_asia_myanmar_burma> # Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900--South East Asia--Myanmar (Burma)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900--South East Asia--Myanmar (Burma)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/opium_trade_government_policy_burma_history_19th_century> # Opium trade--Government policy--Burma--History--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85095098> ;
    schema:name "Opium trade--Government policy--Burma--History--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1784521049#Topic/opium_trade_government_policy_burma_history_20th_century> # Opium trade--Government policy--Burma--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85095098> ;
    schema:name "Opium trade--Government policy--Burma--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007141> # Management
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Management"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1046575> # Opium trade--Government policy
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Opium trade--Government policy"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207835> # Burma.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Burma." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1240495> # Asia.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Asia." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1254793> # Burma--Tenasserim Division.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Burma--Tenasserim Division." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1352432> # Colonial influence
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Colonial influence"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1892164> # Burma--Rakhine State.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Burma--Rakhine State." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1910374> # British colonies
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "British colonies"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/876461> # Consumption (Economics)--Government policy
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Consumption (Economics)--Government policy"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901974> # Economic history
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Economic history"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/968129> # Imperialism--Economic aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Imperialism--Economic aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/306346906> # Ashley Wright
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1980" ;
    schema:familyName "Wright" ;
    schema:givenName "Ashley" ;
    schema:name "Ashley Wright" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781137317605>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1137317604" ;
    schema:isbn "9781137317605" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781349333622>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "134933362X" ;
    schema:isbn "9781349333622" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/848162657>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Opium and empire in Southeast Asia" ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/863159202> ; # Opium and empire in Southeast Asia : regulating consumption in British Burma
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/863159202>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/863159202> ; # Opium and empire in Southeast Asia : regulating consumption in British Burma
    schema:dateModified "2018-06-29" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.