Economic History of India, 1857-1947 by Tirthankar RoyEconomic History of India, 1857-1947 by Tirthankar Roy

Economic History of India, 1857-1947

byTirthankar Roy

Paperback | September 15, 2011

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This book presents a comprehensive account of the structural changes in India's economy initiated by colonial rule and globalization. It provides an understanding of the country's political and economic transition as it evolved into a stable democratic state. Capturing a crucial time span of90 years, it attempts to connect present-day economic trends in India in the context of the country's economic history. The book broadly covers: transition to colonialism-impact on education, law, business organization, and land rights trends in macroeconomic aggregates-national income, population, labour, savings, and investment; major sectors of development-agriculture, mining, industry, infrastructure, banking,and trade; and economic change in India post-Independence. Reader-friendly and accessible, the third edition offers clearly-defined concepts, wider coverage of themes with a brief overview of post-Independence developments in India, and explanatory tools like reading suggestions, glossary, tables, figures, boxes, and illustrations. It will be anindispensible resource book for undergraduate students and teachers of economic history.
Tirthankar Roy is Reader, Department of Economic History, London School of Economics and Political Science.
Title:Economic History of India, 1857-1947Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.65 × 7.09 × 0.03 inPublished:September 15, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198074174

ISBN - 13:9780198074175

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Table of Contents

Preface1. Introduction2. Transition to Colonialism: 1707-18573. Growth and Structural Change: 1857-19474. Agriculture5. The Commons6. Small-Scale Industry7. Large-Scale Industry8. Plantations, Mines, Banking9. Infrastructure10. Fiscal and Monetary Systems11. Population and Labour12. Economic Change in India, 1950-2010GlossaryIndex