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Salt: A World History Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section 9(Chapter 21 Salt and the Great Soul, Chapter 22 Not Looking Back, Chapter 23 The Last Day of Zigong) Summary

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Section 9(Chapter 21 Salt and the Great Soul, Chapter 22 Not Looking Back, Chapter 23 The Last Day of Zigong) Summary and Analysis

Chapter 24 begins in India. For hundreds of years, India had been the colonial province of Great Britain. Originally the country was governed primarily by the East India Company and after the 1857 Indian uprising, it was governed directly by the British government. Before British rule and the trade restrictions that the British imposed on India, there was a long history of salt production in India. The most famous brand was a sea salt from Orissa. The British, though, looking to use India as a market for Liverpool salt, banned the use of Orissa salt. The ban was not effective until the British actually invaded and militarily occupied Orissa. The British took over the Orissa...

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