The Anthology Explodes The Myth Of India Being A Static Society And Reflects The Commitment Of To Indian History Congress To Scientific And Secular History. This Volume Comprising Thirty Four Articles Taken From Ihc Proceedings Of Last Fifty Years Is Being Put Together In The Hope That It Could Afford An Impression Of The Research Problems Which Have Engaged Economic Historians In The Past Fifty Years. The Conceptual Frame Work In Which Their Research Was Conceived, And The Methodology They Employed. It Provides An Overview Of The Continuities And Changes In The Professional Historians Approach To The Economic Aspects Of `Modern` Indian History.The saltpetre manufacture was done throughout the province of Bihar by a class of persons known as Nuneas and Beldars.1 They ... about 500 houses.3 Their chief employment in the fair season was to make saltpetre.4 In the rainy season they weeded and ploughed ... from the Company officials for the smooth running of their business.6 Sometimes these officials with connivance of the Mahtos stoppedanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays in modern Indian economic history|
|Publisher||:||South Asia Books - 1987|