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Tea and empire : James Taylor in Victorian Ceylon

Author: Angela McCarthy; T M Devine
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text brings to life the remarkable story of James Taylor, 'father of the Ceylon tea enterprise' in the nineteenth century, and examines the dark side of planting life including violence and conflict, oppression and despair.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: James Taylor
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Angela McCarthy; T M Devine
ISBN: 9781526128201 1526128209
OCLC Number: 1032362913
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2017.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Responsibility: Angela McCarthy and T.M. Devine.

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This text brings to life the remarkable story of James Taylor, 'father of the Ceylon tea enterprise' in the nineteenth century, and examines the dark side of planting life including violence and conflict, oppression and despair.

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