The tea industry of Assam
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The tea industry of Assam origin and development by PradД«pa BaruwДЃ

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Published by EBH Publishers (India) in Guwahati .
Written in English


  • Tea trade -- India -- Assam -- History,
  • Tea trade -- India -- Assam -- History -- Statistics

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About the Edition

Covers the period, 1823-2006.

Edition Notes

StatementPradip Baruah.
LC ClassificationsHD9198.I43 A8443 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 318 p. :
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23863910M
ISBN 108190383462
LC Control Number2009311692

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