Description - Opium and Empire in Southeast Asia by A. Wright
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.
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Author Biography - A. Wright
Ashley Wright will take up the position of Assistant Professor at Washington State University, USA, from the Autumn of 2013.