Power, Profit and Politics: Volume 15, Part 3: Essays on Imperialism, Nationalism and Change in Twentieth-Century India

Overview

The essays in this book were originally published together as a special issue of the Journal of Modern Asian Studies, released in July 1981. They are reprinted here in their entirety. The essays are concerned with the ways in which Britain's imperial connection with India impinged upon the political, economic and social development of the subcontinent in the first half of the twentieth century.

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Overview

The essays in this book were originally published together as a special issue of the Journal of Modern Asian Studies, released in July 1981. They are reprinted here in their entirety. The essays are concerned with the ways in which Britain's imperial connection with India impinged upon the political, economic and social development of the subcontinent in the first half of the twentieth century.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521133869
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 10/15/2009
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Nationalisms and the crisis of empire, 1919-1922 John Gallagher; 2. 'An English barrack in the Oriental seas?' India in the aftermath of the First World War Keith Jeffrey; 3. Britain and India between the wars John Gallagher and Anil Seal; 4. Alternative to partition: Muslim politics between the wars Ayesha Jalal and Anil Seal; 5. Colonial firms and the decline of colonialism in Eastern India 1914-1947 B. R. Tomlinson; 6. Indian business and the Congress Provincial Governments 1937-39 Claude Markovits; 7. Business and politics in the 1930s: Lancashire and the making of the Indo-British Trade Agreement, 1939 B. Chatterji; 8. Colonial rule and the internal economy in twentieth-century Madras Christopher Baker; 9. Workers' politics and the mill districts in Bombay between the wars Rajnarayan Chandavarkar; 10. Law, state and society in colonial India D. A. Washbrook.

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