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Author Tagliacozzo, Eric.

Title Secret trades, porous borders [electronic resource] : smuggling and states along a Southeast Asian frontier, 1865-1915 / Eric Tagliacozzo.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 437 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-415) and index.
Contents Building the frontier : drawing lines in physical space. Mapping the frontier -- Enforcing the frontier -- Strengthening the frontier -- Imagining the frontier : state visions of danger along the border. The specter of violence -- "Foreign Asians" on the frontier -- The indigenous threat -- Secret trades, porous borders. The smuggling of narcotics -- Counterfeiters across the frontier -- Illicit human cargoes -- The illegal weapons trade across the Anglo/Dutch frontier. Munitions and borders : arms in context -- Praxis and evasion : arms in motion -- A frontier story : the sorrows of Golam Merican. Contraband and the junk Kim Ban An -- Worlds of illegality, 1873-99.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Smuggling -- Southeast Asia -- History.
Drug traffic -- Southeast Asia -- History.
Counterfeits and counterfeiting -- Southeast Asia -- History.
Illegal arms transfers -- Southeast Asia -- History.
Southeast Asia -- Commerce -- History.
Southeast Asia -- Boundaries -- History.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Asia -- History.
Netherlands -- Colonies -- Asia -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0300089686

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