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The economy of modern India, 1860-1970

Author: B R Tomlinson
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996, ©1993.
Series: New Cambridge history of India, III, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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An analysis of the process of economic change in modern India is central to an understanding of the country's history over the last hundred years. Numerous specialist studies exist on some part of this process - on agricultural development in a peasant society, the imperial impact on colonial income, industrialisation and business history, the implementation of state planning after 1947, and the coming of the 'green  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B R Tomlinson
ISBN: 0521589398 9780521589390 052136230X 9780521362306
OCLC Number: 36979496
Description: xvii, 235 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: development and underdevelopment in colonial India --
2. Agriculture, 1860-1950: land, labour and capital --
3. Trade and manufacture, 1860-1945: firms, markets and the colonial state --
4. The state and the economy, 1939-1970: the emergence of economic management in India --
5. Conclusion.
Series Title: New Cambridge history of India, III, 3.
Responsibility: B.R. Tomlinson.

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In the first comprehensive and wide-ranging account of the modern Indian economy, B. R. Tomlinson considers the history of economic growth and change over the last hundred years.  Read more...

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