Agrarian struggles in India after independence
Consisting of twenty-five articles written by scholars and activists, this volume confronts the conflicts of rural India after independence. Encompassing both nation-wide and regional perspectives, the contributors provide a comprehensive, grass-roots account of the agrarian struggles facing all of India.
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Changing Profile of Rural Society in India
The Causes and Nature of Current Agrarian Tensions
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