Colonialism, Property, and the State
Oxford University Press, 1998 - Political Science - 385 pages
These essays study the evolution of the colonial state and land distribution in the period. They include discussions of the Madras Presidency and comparative analyses of European colonization in Asia.
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Colonialism Property and the State
Landownership and Inequality in Madras Presidency
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