volume 30, issue 4, P776-778 2020
DOI: 10.1017/s1356186320000309
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Judith Kolbas

Abstract: Britain and abroad? Examining consumption would enrich the story. In addition, raw silk production in Bengal is well discussed, reflecting the Company's interest. Yet silk weaving in India receives little attention in this book. This imbalance makes a reader wonder whether silk weaving in Bengal also declined in the first half of the nineteenth century. Furthermore, I would like the concluding chapter to be even bolder. The chapter could have included directions for future investigation and implications for re…

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