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Small Town Capitalism in Western India: Artisans, Merchants and the Making of the Informa Economy, 1870-1960 (Cambridge Studies in Indian History and Society

By: Douglas E. Haynes

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037907

ISBN: 110703129X

Condition: New


This book charts the history of artisan production and marketing in the Bombay Presidency from 1870 to 1960. While the textile mills of western India's biggest cities have been the subject of many rich studies, the role of artisan producers located in the region's small towns have been virtually ignored. Based upon extensive archival research as well as numerous interviews with participants in the handloom and powerloom industries, this book explores the role of weavers,... View more info

The Government of Social Life in Colonial India: Liberalism , Religious Law, and Women's Rights (Cambridge Studies in Indian History and Society)

By: Rachel Sturman

Price: $17.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2013

Edition: First South Asian Edition

Seller ID: 037904

ISBN: 1107038197

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 290. View more info