Land, Labour and Rights: Ten Daniel Thorner Memorial Lectures

Land, Labour and Rights: Ten Daniel Thorner Memorial Lectures

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843310716
Publisher: Anthem Press
Publication date: 06/01/2002
Series: Anthem South Asian Studies
Edition description: First Edition, 1
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Alice Thorner has been studying, teaching and writing on the economic and social history of South Asia since 1940.


Table of Contents

Preface by Alice Thorner; Introduction; The Royal Titles Bill of 1876; The Agrarian Question and Development of Capitalism in India; Paper Laws; Land and Labour in India: The Demographic Factor; Famine Mortality; Colonialism and Environment in India: A Comparative Perspective; Human Rights and International Solidarity; Disinherited Peasants, Disadvantaged Workers: A Gender Perspective on Land and Livelihood; Land Reforms and the Question of Food in Kerala; De-industrialization; Lost Visions? Imagining a National Culture in the 1950s; Thorner Memorial Lectures; Index


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