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After the Great Smash: Tea Mania, Overseas Capital, and Labor Intensification in Assam

Andrew B. Liu

in Tea War: A History of Capitalism in China and India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300243734
eISBN:
9780300252330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243734.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes how, in the late nineteenth century, Indian tea initially thrived not because of its adherence to the ideals of civilization and freedom but precisely due to its reliance on an ... More


A Crisis of Classical Political Economy in Assam: From Economic Liberalism to a Theory of Colonization, 1834–1862

Andrew B. Liu

in Tea War: A History of Capitalism in China and India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300243734
eISBN:
9780300252330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243734.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the initial failure of British colonial officials to profit from tea in colonial Assam from 1830 to 1860, and presents a reexamination of classical political-economic ... More


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