The	Rice	Industry	of	Burma	1852-1940	(First	Reprint	2012)

The Rice Industry of Burma 1852-1940 (First Reprint 2012)

by Cheng Siok Hwa

This study forms a welcome addition to the growing number of works on the economic history of Southeast Asia. In his Foreword, Dr John F. Cady, the author of A History of Modern Burma, writes that Dr Cheng "has placed all students of Burma in her debt by this highly articulate and clarifying contribution to the country's economic history".

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Preliminary pages
1. Introduction
2. Paddy Production
3. Assembling the Paddy Crop
4. Mills and Mill Products
5. Burmese and Indian Labour
6. Land Tenure Problems
7. Agricultural Credit
8. Markets for Burma Rice
9. Conclusion
Statistical Appendices

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  • Number of Pages : 307
  • Publisher : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
  • Weight : 420g
  • Product Code : 9789812304391
  • Dimension : 140 x 216 mm

About Author

Cheng Siok Hwa

Cheng Siok Hwa has lectured on Southeast Asian economic history in the History departments of the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, University of Hong Kong, and the National University of Singapore.