'Merchants, Traders, Entrepreneurs gives us a comprehensive understanding of the historical development of the mercantile as well as the entrepreneurial world of modern South Asian and greatly helps in providing a longer and wider perspective on the Indian political economy under an ongoing liberal economic policy.' - The International of Journal and Asian Studies, Vol. 7 2010
Merchants, Traders, Entrepreneurs: Indian Business in the Colonial Eraby C. Markovits
This book deals with three main aspects of the history of Indian business: The relationship between business and politics, the position of merchants and businessmen in the economy and society of late colonial India, and how particular merchant networks extended the range of their operations to the entire subcontinent and the wider world.
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Meet the Author
CLAUDE MARKOVITS is Directeur de Recherche (Senior Research Fellow) at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France. His publications include Indian Business and Nationalist Politics (1985), The Global World of Indian Merchants (2000), and The Un-Gandhian Gandhi. He edited A History of Modern India 1480-1950 (2002).
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