Opium and Empire in Southeast Asia

Regulating Consumption in British Burma
Author(s): 
Wright, Ashley
ISBN: 
9780230296466
Date published: 
November 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£50.00

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.