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Title: Reconstructing Nineteenth Century Trade Route between Bhutan and Assam: Evidences from British Political Missions
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Indrajit Ray
Ratna Sarkar
One Sentence Summary: This article attempts to identify the location of a long-distance trade route between Bhutan and Assam in the nineteenth century based literary sources including British documents.

Description: This article attempts to identify the location of a long-distance trade route between Bhutan and Assam in the nineteenth century based literary sources including British documents. The author defines several critical terms in the study of trade routes before making a detailed examination of an important international trade route between Tashigang, Bhutan and Hajo, Assam which also served as a leg of a Tibet-Assam trade route. The article is supplemented by a table of goods traded and two maps. (Ben Deitle 2006-02-06)

Publisher: The Centre for Bhutan Studies
Normalized publisher place: Thimphu, Bhutan
Publisher country: Bhutan
Publisher URL: www.bhutanstudies.org.bt
Published Date: 2005
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/jbs/JBS_13_01.pdf
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Bhutan -- Journal of Bhutan Studies -- (2005) Vol. 13
Cultural Coverage: Bhutan
India
Temporal coverage: 19th century
Language: English
Source URL: http://www.bhutanstudies.org.bt/journal/journal.htm
Source: Journal of Bhutan Studies
Source Editor: Karma Ura
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 13
Source Page Numbers: 1-30
Frequency of publication: Semi-annually
ISBN/ISSN: 16084128

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Resource Type: Article
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Date Of Record Creation: 2005-12-19 16:24:56
Date Record Checked: 2006-02-06
Date Last Modified: 2006-02-21 15:23:15
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