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Opium City  - The Making of Early Victorian Bombay
Opium City - The Making of Early Victorian Bombay

Opium City - The Making of Early Victorian Bombay

by Amar Farooqui

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Language

English

Publisher

Three Essays

ISBN

8188789429 - Year: 2006 - Pages: 111

Binding

Paperback

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Author: Amar Farooqui
Publisher: Three Essays
Year: 2006
Language: English
Pages: 111
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8188789429

Description

It was primarily opium that linked Bombay to the international capitalist economy and the western Indian hinterland in the nineteenth century. The essays in this book explore the linkages between the opium enterprise of western India and the creation of early Victorian Bombay.

They dwell on some of the prominent features of urban development, which reflect the relationship of collaboration and conflict between the capitalist class of the city and British colonial rule. They show opium as the crucial factor in the emergence of Bombay as a metropolis.

Contents

INTRODUCTION

Bombay: A Colonial Port in Search of Business

Bombay and the Trade in Malwa Opium

Urban development in Early Victorian Bombay

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND APPENDICES

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