Colonial Economy in Crisis [NOOK Book]

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The book challenges the orthodox argument that rural populations which had abandoned self-sufficiency to become single commodity producers.
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Colonial Economy in Crisis

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Overview

The book challenges the orthodox argument that rural populations which had abandoned self-sufficiency to become single commodity producers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203312087
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 3/9/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Ian Brown is Professor of the Economic History of South East Asia at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He is the author of Economic Change in South-East Asia, c.1830-1980, and he has also published extensively on the economy of Siam in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, and on the impact of the world depression of the 1930s on the economies of South East Asia. He is currently working on a history of the prison in colonial Burma.
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Table of Contents

Prologue: Finding the question 1. The Long View: Growth and weakness in Burma's rice economy 2. The Course of the Depression Crisis 3. Credit Contraction and Foreclosure 4. Survival Strategies and Material Circumstances 5. The Economic Foundations of Rebellion Epilogue: Memory and perspective Bibliography
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