The transition to a colonial economy : weavers, merchants, and kings in South India, 1720-1800 /

Contrary to popular belief that poverty has been characteristic of India for centuries, the author demonstrates that, it was not until the rise of colonial rule that the decline in the economic fortunes of the labouring communities was initiated. The book represents a powerful revisionist statement...

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Main Author: Parthasarathi, Prasannan.
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Series:Cambridge studies in Indian history and society ; 7.
Online Access:CONNECT