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Founding an empire on India's north-eastern frontiers, 1790-1840 : climate, commerce, polity

Author: Gunnel Cederlöf
Publisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, cop. 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines how north-east Bengal and the neighbouring kingdoms of north-east India came under the control of the British East India Company. Combining colonial, legal, and environmental  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gunnel Cederlöf
ISBN: 9780198090571 0198090579
OCLC Number: 913608650
Description: 1 vol. (xiii-272 p.) : cartes. ; 23 cm.
Contents: PREFACE; MAPS; INTRODUCTION; 1. THE ORDER AND DISASTER OF NATURE; 2. MAKING 'NATURAL' BOUNDARIES; 3.THE LAND BETWEEN RIVERS: CONNECTING THE BENGAL AND CHINA MARKETS; 4. BUREAUCRATIC CONTROL AND ITS MISMATCH WITH NATURE; 5. COMMERCE AND WAR: THE DEFEAT OF THE AUTONOMOUS KINGDOMS; 6. THE FISCAL SUBJECT AND THE ABSENT CITIZEN; GLOSSARY; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Responsibility: Gunnel Cederlöf.

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