Business, Race, and Politics in British India, C. 1850-1960 / Edition 1

Business, Race, and Politics in British India, C. 1850-1960 / Edition 1

by Maria Misra
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198207115

ISBN-13: 9780198207115

Pub. Date: 04/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This study examines the political, racial, and economic attitudes of an important group of British businessmen in India. In explaining the reasons for their decline, Misra casts new light on British colonial society and makes an important contribution to the current debate on the role of race and culture in the erosion of British imperial power.

Overview

This study examines the political, racial, and economic attitudes of an important group of British businessmen in India. In explaining the reasons for their decline, Misra casts new light on British colonial society and makes an important contribution to the current debate on the role of race and culture in the erosion of British imperial power.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198207115
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Series:
Oxford Historical Monographs Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1890L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I - The Origins of the Managing Houses, 1860-1919
1. The Managing Agency Houses in the Era of High Imperialism, 1860-1919
Part II - The Managing Agencies and the Indian Economy, 1919-1947
2. The Partnership Firm and its Critics
3. Industry and Innovation
4. Commerce and Finance
Part III - Expatriate Enterprise, Race, and Politics
5. Business, Race, and Economic Nationalism
6. Business, the State, and Economic Development, 1919-1947
7. Business, Politics, and Reform, 1919-1947
8. British Business and Independence, 1947-1970
Conclusion
Bibliography

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