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Assam in the nineteenth century

Priyam Goswami

Assam in the nineteenth century

industrialisation & colonial penetration

by Priyam Goswami

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Published by Spectrum Publications, Distributors, United Publishers in Guwahati .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Assam.
    • Subjects:
    • Industrialization -- India -- Assam.,
    • Industries -- India -- Assam.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-250) and index.

      Other titlesIndustrialisation & colonial penetration, Industrialization and colonial penetration, Assam in the 19th century
      StatementPriyam Goswami.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC437.A8 G66 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 252 p. ;
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL161069M
      ISBN 108185319944
      LC Control Number99936955

      Book Review: A Century of Protests: Peasant Politics in Assam Since , Saikia, Arupjyoti, New Delhi: Routledge. Orunodoi or Arunodoi (Assamese: অৰুণোদই, English: "Sunrise") is the first Assamese-language magazine published from Sibsagar, Assam, in This magazine created a new era in the world of Assamese literature and gave birth to notable authors such as Anandaram Dhekial Phukan, Hemchandra Barua, Gunabhiram Barua, and Nidhi Levi magazine took the initiative of innovating Circulation:

      The Assam region was gradually annexed by the East India Company following the 1st Burma War and became part of the Bengal a new province of Eastern Bengal and Assam was formed but in Assam became a separate province under a Chief today is a state in north eastern India noted for its Tea Plantations and lush landscape. The Ahom (Pron: / ˈ ɑː h ɒ m /), or Tai-Ahom is an ethnic group found today in the Indian states of Assam and Arunachal are the descendants of the Tai people who reached the Brahmaputra valley of Assam in admixed with indigenous peoples who joined them over the course of history. Sukaphaa, the leader of the Tai group and his followers established the Ahom kingdom Arunachal Pradesh: unknown.

      It is between 13th and 19th century that several tribal communities also came into the historical forefront of Assam. Kacharis, Chutias and Koch were the prominent tribal groups that were found in. A ssam’s colonization was facilitated by the Brahmaputra, the same river that had provided leverage to Assam’s military in earlier centuries. The river became an ally for the EIC’s military expeditions from the early nineteenth century and stayed more or less true to this role until the middle of the next : Arupjyoti Saikia.


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