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The Rise and Fall of Bengal’s Textile Empire

Written by Rezwan On 5 May 2014 @ 15:55 pm | No Comments

In Arts & Culture, Bangladesh, Citizen Media, Economics & Business, English, History, Quick Reads, South Asia

Bengal [1] was once known as the richest province of the Indian subcontinent mainly due to its famous and varied agricultural and textiles products including the Muslin [2], world renowned finely-woven breathable fabric. M Ahmedullah posts in Alochonaa.com a two part series (Part 1 [3], Part 2 [4]) discussing the history of the Bengal's textile empire.

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[1] Bengal: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bengal

[2] Muslin: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muslin

[3] Part 1: http://alochonaa.com/2014/02/21/from-muslin-to-museum-the-rise-and-fall-of-bengals-textile-empire-1/

[4] Part 2: http://alochonaa.com/2014/02/25/from-muslin-to-museum-the-rise-and-fall-of-bengals-textile-empire-2/

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