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Readings in Indian economic history

All-India Seminar on Indian Economic History (1st 1961 Delhi)

Readings in Indian economic history

proceedings of the first All-India Seminar on Indian Economic History, 1961

by All-India Seminar on Indian Economic History (1st 1961 Delhi)

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Published by Asia Publishing House in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title: Delhi School of Economics.

Statementedited by B.N. Ganguli.
ContributionsGanguli, B. N., Delhi School of Economics.
The Physical Object
Pagination190p. ;
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18584729M

Britain's first professor in the subject was George Unwin at the University of Manchester. Economic historian Indrajit Ray estimates shipbuilding output of Bengal during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries attons annually, compared with 23, tons produced in nineteen colonies in North America from to The essay on D. The visible happenings with regard-to use the old formula-to "the production, distribution, and consumption of wealth" form our wide enough field'.

The essay on Asoka tries to bring together the many facets of this ruler as have been variously discussed at different times. Follow the author's comments on the frontier very carefully. The term cliometrics was originally coined by Jonathan R. Theme 7 - Readings on Hindu-Muslim relations M.

Arthur Lewis won the Nobel Memorial Prize in for his contributions in the field of economic development through historical context. The second aim is served by the newly added Chapter 12, which carries out an overview of post-colonial developments in the Indian Union from a historian's perspective. Using a large country like India to illustrate the failure of the non-West requires suppressing the diversity that characterizes Indian economy and society. The essays in the section 'Religion, Philosophy, and Society' relate to three topics. One economist noted that Piketty's book was "Nobel-Prize worthy" and had changed the global discussion on how economic historians study inequality. Revealing the ways in which our past is constructed, it explains fundamental concepts, and illuminates contemporary debates, discoveries, and research.


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The essay on Asoka tries to bring together the many facets of this ruler as have been variously discussed at different times.

Notes within chapters only cite works that have a direct bearing on the relevant text. Monica Juneja, pp. The section 'Changing Political Formations' attempts to define an empire as a further stage in the formation of states, indicating the difference between the two through analysing the emergence and functioning of the Mauryan Empire.

This is one of those rare books where the focus is on what this crisis has done to the poor. The essay on D. The book concludes by assessing economic change in India from to The current revision of this textbook is partly motivated by the desire to integrate Indian history into this global history project.

As a consequence, there are no specialist economic history graduate programs at any universities anywhere in the country. No, it does not. Main article: Mughal economy World map, c. The implication is that the individual mind is the source of economic value, a point which started a revolution away from the flawed classical view of economics.

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