State, Economy and Space in Bhutan in the Early Part of the 19th Century

Pain, Adam

In: The Spider and the Piglet: Proceedings of the First Seminar on Bhutan Studies. Centre for Bhutan Studies, Thimphu 2004, pp. 160-193 . ISBN 99936-14-19-X

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This is an exploratory paper about the geography and history of space in Bhutan. It investigates space in relation to the reach, power and influence of the state and how this has related to state formation processes and social relations. There are two related levels of analysis. At the more macro level we look at Bhutan as an entity within a wider historical and regional context. The second but related level of analysis considers aspects of the emerging state system in Bhutan and its relations to its people.

Document type: Book Section
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 3 January 2013
ISBN: 99936-14-19-X
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: General history of Asia Far East
Controlled Subjects: Bhutan, Politik, Staatsgebiet, Wirtschaft, Geschichte 1800-1850
Uncontrolled Keywords: Staat , Kulturgeographie, Bhutan , Politics , Economy , State , History 1800-1850
Subject (classification): Sociology
Countries/Regions: Bhutan