Contesting Zomia: British India and the Northeast Corridor, 1850-1910

Ren, Chao.

Abstract: Throughout the second half of the nineteenth century into the early twentieth, the British had a long-held aspirational policy of advancement into the Northeast corridor in British India, eastward of Bengal through Assam and Burma into Yunnan. The purpose of this advancement was to open up and access the populous market of Southwest China, in order to sell their increasing amount of indu... read more

Tufts University. Department of History.
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