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India in the world economy : from antiquity to the present / Tirthankar Roy.

Author/Creator:
Roy, Tirthankar author
Publication:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series:
New approaches to Asian history ; 10.
New approaches to Asian history ; 10
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource ( xiv, 288 pages) : illustrations, maps
Subjects:
Economics -- India.
India -- Commerce -- History.
India -- Economic conditions.
India -- Foreign economic relations.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This enthralling book offers a new approach to Indian economic history, placing trade and mercantile activity in the region within a global framework.
Contents:
Introduction: India and global history
Ports and hinterlands to 1200
Receding land frontiers, 1200-1700
The Indian Ocean trade, 1500-1800
Trade, migration, and investment, 1800-1850
Trade, migration, and investment, 1850-1920
Colonialism and development, 1860-1920
Depression and decolonization, 1920-1950
From trade to aid, 1950-1980
Return to market, 1980-2010
Conclusion: a new India?
References
Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781139419703
9780511920516
OCLC:
794663458
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