The economic history of India: 1857-1947
This comprehensive and updated textbook on the economic history of colonial India presents a lucid account of the factors that shaped economic change in colonial India in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.
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TRANSITION TO COLONIALISM
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Agrarian agricultural labourers artisans Assam average became began Bengal Bihar Bombay British India British rule Calcutta canals capital CEHI2 cent Chapter colonial India colonial period commercial Contd cotton crops cultivation decline Delhi demand Depression Doab eastern economic growth economic history eighteenth century employment European expanded export factories famines finance firms forests gold growth rates Gujarat handloom IESHR important increased inter-war period investment irrigation jute land large number large-scale industry London Madras mainly major Marwari merchants migration million mills modern moneylender Mysore national income nineteenth century Oxford University Press peasants plantations political population growth poverty powerloom production provinces Punjab railways regions revenue rice role rupee rural Ryotwari sector share small-scale industry Source South Asia south India stagnation statistics sugarcane supply Table Tamil Nadu textiles trade trend village weaving western India women workers zamindars