Much has been written on the Indian economy but this is the first major attempt to present India's economic history as a continuous process, and to place the development of agriculture, industry and currency in a political and historical context.
A compact synthesis which presents India's economic history as a process and places the development of agriculture and industry in political context. Currency and monetary policy are also discussed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
From the Publisher
'Rothermund deals with essential aspects of Indian economic history in a lucid style ... the book is useful for undergraduate students interested in a short and quick treatise on Asian economic history and economic development.' – CHOICE