Indian Society and the Making of the British Empireby C. A. Bayly
Pub. Date: 05/28/2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
New views of the decline of the Mughals, expansion of the English East India Company's trade and urban settlements, and the role of the Indians in the politics and economics of early colonialism.
Table of Contents
List of maps; General editor's preface; Preface; Introduction; 1. India in the eighteenth century: the formation of states and social groups; 2. Indian capital and the emergence of colonial society; 3. The crisis of the Indian state, 1780–1820; 4. The consolidation and failure of the East India Company's state, 1818–57; 5. Peasant and Brahmin: consolidating 'traditional' society; 6. Rebellion and reconstruction; Conclusion: the first age of colonialism in India; Glossary of Indian terms; Bibliography; Index.
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