Charts the development of merchant communities in Sind and their interaction with the global economy.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Indian History and Society Series, #6
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)
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Table of Contents
Introduction; 1. South Asian merchant networks; 2. The regional context: Sind economy and society, c. 1750–1950; 3. The Gate of Khorrassan: the Shikarpuri network, c. 1750–1947; 4. From Kobe to Panama: the Sindworkies of Hyderabad; 5. Patterns of circulation and business organization in two merchant networks; 6. The business of the Sind merchants; 7. The politics of merchant networks; 8. Community and gender in two merchant networks; 9. Epilogue: the Sindhi diaspora after 1947; Conclusion.
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