The Origins of Industrial Capitalism in India: Business Strategies and the Working Classes in Bombay, 1900-1940by Rajnarayan Chandavarkar
The first major study of the relationship between labour and capital in India's economic development in the early twentieth-century.See more details below
The first major study of the relationship between labour and capital in India's economic development in the early twentieth-century.
Table of Contents
1. Problems and perspectives; 2. The setting: Bombay city and its hinterland; 3. The structure and development of the labour market; 4. Migration and the rural connections of Bombay's workers; 5. Girangaon: the social organization of the working class neighbourhoods; 6. The development of the cotton textile industry: a historical context; 7. The workplace: labour and the organization of production in the cotton textile industry; 8. Rationalizing work, standardizing labour: the limits of reform in the cotton textile industry; 9. Epilogue: workers politics, class caste and nation.
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