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Author Kumagai, Yukihisa.
Title Breaking into the monopoly : provincial merchants and manufacturers' campaigns for access to the Asian market, 1790-1833 / by Yukihisa Kumagai.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.

Author Kumagai, Yukihisa.
Series Library of economic history ; v. 4
Library of economic history ; v. 4.
Subject East India Company -- History.
Monopolies -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Trade associations -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Commerce -- Asia.
Asia -- Commerce -- Great Britain.
Description 1 online resource (249 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Defending the monopoly: the East India Company, 1790s-1830s -- Challenging the commercial giant: the Glasgow East India Association, 1812-1813 -- Struggling for lucrative trade: the Glasgow East India Association, 1829-1833 -- Aiming for the premier port of the empire: the Liverpool East India Association, 1812-1813 and 1829-1833 -- Searching for new markets: the Manchester Chamber of Commerce and Manufacturers, 1829-1833.
Summary In Breaking into the Monopoly, Yukihisa Kumagai examines how the commercial pressure groups of Glasgow, Liverpool, and Manchester organised campaigns to end the British East India Company's monopoly from 1812-1813 and 1829-1833.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004241770 (electronic bk.)
9004241779 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 821180633
Additional Format Print version: Kumagai, Yukihisa. Breaking into the monopoly. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012 9789004241770

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