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Merchants, politics, and society in early modern India

Bihar, 1733-1820

by Kumkum Chatterjee

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Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bihar (India)
    • Subjects:
    • Bihar (India) -- Commerce -- History.,
    • Bihar (India) -- Politics and government.,
    • Bihar (India) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [256]-265) and index.

      Statementby Kumkum Chatterjee.
      SeriesBrill"s Indological library,, v. 10
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF3789.B5 C47 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 273 p. :
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL977285M
      ISBN 109004103031
      LC Control Number96014462

      As the title of the book, It is a brief history of modern India. The book starts from early 18th century of India from the death of Aurangzeb in In the starting of the book, It is very difficult for the reader to keep up with the pace of the book, if he is already not acquainted by various names and characters in 4/5.   Ali, M. Athar. The Mughal polity – A critique of revisionist approaches. Modern Asian Studies 27(4): – CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: 1.

        The book's main argument, within which many smaller arguments are nested, is a conception of the early modern state as constrained by a broadly held notion of appropriate governance (wajabi). Governance is a highly dynamic, negotiated process of argument and counterargument in which craftsmen too play lively, self-motivated : Mattison Mines. Society and Politics in Modern India by Walter Hauser, , modern, traditional, religion, language, caste, backward, scheduled, Bihar, violence> India is a complex society, and the complexities of her social and cultural life carry over into and are reflected in her political life. , merchants, and servants-which has only the most.

      Caste, Society and Politics in India is the clearest and most convincing study of caste in India I have read. Without denying its medieval antecedents, Bayly argues that "current manifestations of caste are now far more generalised across the subcontinent than was the case in former times. Modern Indian History V.D. MAHAJAN S. CHAND Mughal Rule in India, History of Modern India (), History of India upto , India Since , Advanced History of India, History of the Nationalist Movement in India, Leaders of the Nationalist Movement, The Punjab Politics from to (i) First Sikh War (j) Treaty of Lahore.


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