Rethinking Economic Change in India: Labour and Livelihood by Tirthankar Roy

By Tirthankar Roy

As writer of the highly influential The fiscal heritage of India 1857-1947, Tirthankar Roy has verified himself because the top modern fiscal historian of India. right here, Roy turns his awareness to labour and livelihood and the character of monetary swap within the Subcontinent. This publication covers:

  • economic background of contemporary India

  • rural labour 

  • labour-intensive industrialization

  • women and industrialization.

Challenging the present knowledge on Indian fiscal development - that it's sure up with Marxian, postcolonial type research - Roy formulates a brand new view. Commercialization, surplus labour and uncertainty are visible as both very important and the outcome reconciles the more and more antagonistic view of economists and historians.

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