Colonial India - British versus Indian Views of Development
By Bipan Chandra
Two divergent theories of economic development were evolved by the British and Indians during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. The two had divergent, rival perceptions of the nature of economic changes...
Digital Rare Book:
Travel Pictures -The record of a European tour by Bhawani Singh; with photogravure portrait and 96 illustrations from photographs by the author.
By Bhawani Singh - Raj Rana Bahadur of Jhalawar
Published by Longmans, Green & Co., London - 1912
?Opium Fleet Descending the Ganges on the Way to Calcutta?
?An Opium Fleet of native boats, conveying the drug to Calcutta. The fleet is passing the Monghyr Hills, and is preceded by small canoes, the crews of which sound the depth of water, and warn all boats out of the Channel by beat of drum,...
?In the Stacking Room the balls are stacked before being packed in boxes for Calcutta en route to China. A number of boys are constantly engaged in stacking, turning, airing, and examining the balls. To clear them of mildew, moths or insects, the...
?In the Drying Room the balls are placed to dry before being stacked. Each ball is placed in a small earthenware cup. Men examine the balls, and puncture with a sharp style those in which gas, arising from fermentation, may be forming.?
?The Examining Hall, Opium Factory at Patna India?
?In the Examining Hall the consistency of the crude opium as brought from the country in earthen pans is simply tested, either by the touch, or by thrusting a scoop into the mass. A sample from each pot (the pots being numbered and labelled) is ...
Digital Rare Book:
The Truth about Opium-Smoking
Stated by Missionaries, Chinese Officials, Archbishops, Bishops, Members of Parliament; and others; with illustrations.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton, London - 1882