The Hindu Equilibrium: India c.1500-2000 / Edition 2

The Hindu Equilibrium: India c.1500-2000 / Edition 2

by Deepak Lal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199275793

ISBN-13: 9780199275793

Pub. Date: 02/03/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press

India is an emerging giant. This book explains its long economic stagnation and recent rise by examining its social, political and historical evolution in long term perspective. It explains how its distinct social system based on caste arose and why it still is of importance in its political and social arrangements, despite India's recent move from the plan to

Overview

India is an emerging giant. This book explains its long economic stagnation and recent rise by examining its social, political and historical evolution in long term perspective. It explains how its distinct social system based on caste arose and why it still is of importance in its political and social arrangements, despite India's recent move from the plan to market.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199275793
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
02/03/2005
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Pre-colonial Millennia, 1500 BC — AD 1757
2. Hindu India
3. An Economic Rationale for the Hindu Social System
4. Muslim India
5. The Colonial Centuries, AD 1757 — 1947
6. The Economy under the Raj, I: Overall Trends
7. The Economy under the Raj, II: Rural Development
8. The Economy under the Raj, III: Trade and Industry
9. The Evolution of Labour Markets
10. The Effects and Legacy of the Raj

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