Landlord Power and Rural Indebtedness in Colonial Sind, 1865-1901

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Psychology Press, 1997 - Social Science - 265 pages
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Investigates the alliance between the British administration and the Muslim landed magnates who dominated the countryside and provides valuable insights into the emergence of the elite's governing Pakistan today.
 

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Contents

The Scene of Romantic Achievements
14
Population of Sind 18721911
35
Muslim communities in Sind 18811911
36
Crop production in Sind 187172190001
51
The Serfs of the Soil
53
Examples of crop division in Sind
63
Landholdings in the Jamrao Tract 19031904
76
The Backbone of the Country
82
Largeholders in taluqa Mirpur Sakro 188990
149
Largeholders in taluqa Sujawal 188384191314
150
Incomes of two peasant families in taluqa Sukkur 1873
153
Landholdings in Sind 180081189495
157
Landholdings in Larkana 18701892
159
The Omnipresent Bania
161
Debtors accounts
177
Class Legislation
189

Holding by the Paternal Acres
118
Largeholders in Sind around the turn of the century
119
Largeholders in taluqa Larkana 186970189192
139
Largeholders in taluqa Sukkur 188990189798
145
Muslim and Hindu largeholders in Sind around the turn of the century
146
Debt in Sind 1876
192
The Governors Govern
219
Bibliography
249
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