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The Great Hedge

December 15th, 2014

Episode 724 of 935 episodes

For most of India’s recorded history, salt has been both abundant and subject to taxation. This continued to be the case after the British East India Company’s arrival in India, and eventually led to the cultivation of a hedge to prevent salt smuggling.

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