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