Cover of: Land, politics, and trade in South Asia | edited by Sanjay Subrahmanyam.

Land, politics, and trade in South Asia

Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi, New York .
Written in English.

About the Edition

Contributed articles previously published in Indian economic and social history review.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Colonian transitions and Indian historiography / Sanjay Subrahmanyam
Cooperation and conflict among European traders in the Indian Ocean in the late eighteenth century / Om Prakash
The opium industry in British India / John F. Richards
Claims on the commons : political power and natural resources in pre-colonial India / Sumit Guha
Profiles in transition : of adventurers and administrators in South India, 1750-1810 / Sanjay Subrahmanyam
State formation and 'famine policy' in early colonial South India / Ravi Ahuja
Dr. Johnson and the pandits : imagining the perfect dictionary in colonial Madras / Thomas R. Trautmann
Spectres of agrarian territory in Southern India / David Ludden
From mirasidar to pattadar : South India in the late nineteenth century
Madras handkerchiefs in the interwar period / Tirthankar Roy
'In those days there was no coffee' : cofee-drinking and middle-class culture in colonial Tamilnadu / A.R. Venkatachalapathy.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other Titles
Indian economic and social history review.


Library of Congress
HC435 .L327 2004

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