Journals Higher Education

$39.95

Hardcover

Published: 01 March 2014

304 Pages | 5 maps

ISBN: 9780198090571


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Founding an Empire on India's North-Eastern Frontiers, 1790-1840

Climate, Commerce, Polity

Gunnel Cederlof

  • Reframes the regional history of South Asia away from the subcontinental Indian mainland
  • Located at the intersection of colonial, environmental, and legal history
  • Integrates climate history with socio-political history
  • Brings present-day north-east India into a wider historical and regional analysis
  • Addresses the gap in research on formative years of the British rule
  • Studies lesser-known areas like Cachar, Manipur, Tripura, and Jaintia
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