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The Economic History of India, 1857-1947

Tirthankar Roy


This book examines India's economic history through the lenses of global history. After describing the country's transition to colonialism between 1707 and 1857, it looks at new developments in global history, focusing on institutional transitions, education, law, business organization, land rights, and contracts, as well as international trade, migration, investment, and transactions in scientific and technological knowledge. The book also explores the political and economic transition in eighteenth-century India and provides an overview of post-colonial developments in the Indian Union from ... More

Keywords: India, economic history, colonialism, international trade, economic growth, infrastructure, agrarian change, industries, government accounts, labour

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780198074175
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074175.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tirthankar Roy, author