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Local Agrarian Societies in Colonial India
Language: en
Pages: 403
Authors: Kaoru Sugihara, Peter G. Robb, Haruka Yanagisawa
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Psychology Press

This volume is the first systematic attempt to introduce a full range of Japanese scholarship on the agrarian history of British India to the English-language reader. Ten leading Japanese scholars present a collection of essays, all of them appearing in accessible form in English for the first time. In addition
Agrarian Development in Colonial India
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Peter Robb
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-09 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book looks at agriculture, development, poverty and British rule in India, especially in the Patna Division in Bihar between c.1870–1920. It traces the economic influence of British policies and maps the impact of legal, administrative and scientific interventions to rural conditions and norms in the state. The book discusses
Credit, Markets, and the Agrarian Economy of Colonial India
Language: en
Pages: 333
Authors: Sugata Bose
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In nationalist discourse, indebtedness was evidence of peasant impoverishment caused by high levels of state revenue demand. Twentieth-century British officials inverted the poverty thesis: it was not poverty but prosperity - the increased power to borrow - that led to the accumulating volume of debt.
British Rule on Indian Soil
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Michael Mann
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Manohar Publications

This Study Aims To Contribute To Research On Early British Indian Economic History, In Particular To Agararian History, In The Framework Of The Colonial Transformation Of Indian Agriculture. It Is Organized In Three Large Sections. The First Part Investigates The General Political Background And British Treatment Of The Nawab Of
Routledge Handbook of the History of Colonialism in South Asia
Language: en
Pages: 534
Authors: Harald Fischer-Tiné, Maria Framke
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-30 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Handbook of the History of Colonialism in South Asia provides a comprehensive overview of the historiographical specialisation and sophistication of the history of colonialism in South Asia. It explores the classic works of earlier generations of historians and offers an introduction to the rapid and multifaceted development of