Indian Society and the Making of the British Empire

Indian Society and the Making of the British Empire

ISBN-10:
0521250927
ISBN-13:
9780521250924
Pub. Date:
05/28/2004
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
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Overview

Indian Society and the Making of the British Empire

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521250924
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/28/2004
Series: New Cambridge History of India Series
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

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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