Social And Economic Change In Haryana

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National Book Organisation, 2004 - Haryana (India) - 252 pages
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The Present Book Social And Economic Change In Haryana Is A Pioneering Research Work, Based On The Archival Source Material, Both Of Primary And Secondary Nature, Collected, Compiled And Analysed By The Author For Almost A Decade'S Meticulous Efforts To Produce The First Volume Of The Series To Reveal The Societal Changes That Occurred During The Colonial State In The 19Th Century In Haryana Which Was Then Termed As The South-East Punjab. The Book Gives An Interesting And Vivid Description Of Various Social And Economic Aspects Of The Society Of This Region At The Advent Of The British In 1803. It Enlists Some Of The Important Factors Of Social And Economic Changes In The Process Of Degeneration And Regeneration Due To Imposition Of The Alien Colonial Rule. The Agencies Of Change Became Operative In This Region To Remould And Reshape The Facets Of Societal Order Of The Day In Gradual Process. It Was The British Imperial State That Affected Changes In Haryana, As In Other Parts Of The Country, Only To Meet Their Commercial And Imperial Goals, Designed To Exploit The Resources The Most. The British Exploitation Exposed The Pseudo-Benevolent Mask Of The British Rule Here. The Data And Figures Carried In This Book Testify To A Great Extent This Phenomenon Of The Colonial Rule. The Most Attracting Part Of The Book Is The Revelation Of The Supremacy Of The Haryana Farmers Over The Technological Advancement Of He British When The Latter'S Agricultural Implements And Products Were Rejected By The Farmers, Who Adopted Those Which Proved Beneficial To Them In The Rural Sector.

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Contents

Factors of Social Change
15
Social and Occupational Mobility
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Changing Social Relations in Rural Community
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