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Opium and Empire in Southeast Asia

Regulating Consumption in British Burma

  • Ashley Wright

Part of the Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series book series (CIPCSS)

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Introduction

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.

Keywords

bibliography consumption empire imperialism knowledge nation policy

Authors and affiliations

  • Ashley Wright
    • 1
  1. 1.Washington State UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137317605
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-33362-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31760-5
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