Agrarian Relations in Late Medieval Malabar

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Northern Book Centre, 2003 - Agriculture and state - 220 pages
To understand how colonialism redraws the equations of the colonized societies, a thorough analysis of the latter in the immediate preceeded period is required. There are few attempts on that line elsewhere in india, but Malabar remained excluded. The present study is an attempt to analyse theoretically and empirically the agrarian relations in Malabar during the late medieval period.
 

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Contents

Sources and Early Historiography
1
Emergence of the Land Owning Class
36
The Pattern of Land Distribution
79
Agricultural Production and Surplus Extraction
121
Agrarian Relations in Transition
166
Conclusion
187
Cherikkals Domain Lands of Zamorin
198
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