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Wright, Ashley

Opium and Empire in Southeast Asia

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Ashley Wright

2. The Fashioning of Colonial Opium Policy in Arakan and Tenasserim, 1826–1852
Ashley Wright

3. Regulating Opium in British Burma, 1852–1885: Addiction, Ethnicity and Revenue
Ashley Wright

4. “Lady Britannia, her Children, her Step-Children and her Neighbours”: Race and the Regulation of Consumption in Colonial Burma, c.1890
Ashley Wright

5. Burma as a “Special Case”: Testimony about Burma at the Royal Commission on Opium of 1893–1895
Ashley Wright

6. Opium and the Maintenance of Imperial Rule: The Royal Commission on Opium and the Rationale for British Opium Policy in Burma
Ashley Wright

7. The Expansion of the Opium Industry in Burma, and the Beginning of the Age of International Conferences, 1895–1914
Ashley Wright

8. Burma, the League of Nations and Transnational Opium Policy Networks
Ashley Wright

9. Separation, Negotiation and Drug Diplomacy: 1935–1939
Ashley Wright

10. Epilogue
Ashley Wright

11. Conclusion
Ashley Wright

Keywords: History, History of Britain and Ireland, Imperialism and Colonialism, Political History, Modern History, Asian History, History of Southeast Asia

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series
Page amount
220 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137317605
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-33362-2

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