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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_British_salt_tax_in_India

Taxation of salt has occurred in India since the earliest times. However, this tax was greatly ... In Britain, there are references to salt taxes in the Domesday Book but they had ... the rest of the Indian subcontinent during monsoons when the seas inundate .... So long as the system went on, so long must the people go on, living ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_silk

The production of silk originates in China in the Neolithic Silk remained confined to China until ... The Arabs also began to manufacture silk during this same time. ... The Crusades brought silk production to Western Europe, in particular to many ... much cheaper to manufacture and therefore caused more expensive silk ...

www.quora.com/Why-are-textbooks-so-expensive-in-Western-countries-while-the-same-books-are-cheap-in-the-Indian-subcontinent

Textbooks for technical topics, ranging from algorithms/software engineering to ... I'll offer my perspective, as an author of two technical books (one of which is a ...

www.quora.com/Why-are-textbooks-and-studybooks-so-expensive

Textbook publishers realize the largest profit margins from new editions, which come out every ... Hence, the topic of debate when it comes to book prices is often whether or not new editions are worth as ... Why are textbooks so expensive in Western countries, while the same books are cheap in the Indian subcontinent ?

www.quora.com/Why-some-books-are-marked-as-only-meant-for-Indian-subcontinent

Why some books are marked as only meant for Indian subcontinent? ... Many of the textbooks used across countries are the same, this is especially ... so expensive in Western countries, while the same books are cheap in the ...

www.quora.com/Why-are-many-academic-books-labelled-as-special-Indian-edition-or-for-sale-in-Indian-continent-only

Not necessarily. Most cases the contents of the book are same. This concept is called Price ... Further reading. Why are textbooks so expensive in Western countries, while the same books are cheap in the Indian subcontinent? Why is Gayle Laakmann McDowell's book 'Cracking the Coding Interview' so cheap in India?

www.nytimes.com/2006/03/29/education/29textbooks.html

Mar 29, 2006 ... Vikas Rajkumar, an engineering student at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., has found a ... He buys them in India when he visits his home there, or has ... as little as 10 percent of the cost of the same book in the United States. ... the Indian subcontinent and in surrounding countries — limits that are ...

www.nytimes.com/2003/10/21/us/students-find-100-textbooks-cost-50-purchased-overseas.html

Oct 21, 2003 ... American college students find that their textbooks cost far less overseas ... for a cheap source for their economics textbook, when they discovered a little ... stores buy here for $100 can be shipped in from some other country for $50,'' ... the lower prices for the same books on foreign sites like Amazon.co.uk.

academia.stackexchange.com/questions/14318/difference-between-international-edition-of-a-book-and-a-non-international-one

Most of the textbooks I used during my undergraduate studies (outside north America) are International editions, so what is the difference between a national ... countries with education in English) outside North America: India, China, etc. ... because they are printed in cheaper version: paperback instead of ...

www.global-gallivanting.com/the-ultimate-guide-to-train-travel-in-india-part-1-how-to-book-train-tickets-in-india

Oct 27, 2015 ... How to Book Train Tickets in India (even from abroad) and all the tips ... so the best way to get around the huge and diverse country of India is ... Availability when booking Indian train tickets on Clear Trip – now .... Also, sometimes the name of the railway station is not necessarily the same name of the city.