The peasant and the Raj : studies in agrarian society and peasant rebellion in colonial India

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Full title: The peasant and the Raj : studies in agrarian society and peasant rebellion in colonial India / Eric Stokes.
Alternative titles: The Peasant & the Raj
Main author: Stokes, Eric, (Author)
Corporate Authors: Cambridge Books Online
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Summary: These twelve essays explore the nature of south Asian agrarian society and examine the extent to which it changed during the period of British rule. The central focus of the book is directed to peasant agitation and violence and four of the studies look at the agrarian explosion that formed the background to the 1857 Mutiny. The essays give a coherent historical treatment of the Indian peasant world, and the paperback edition of this successful book will be of interest to the student of peasant studies and to the sociologist as well as to development economists and agronomists generally.
Corporate Authors: Cambridge Books Online
Language: English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1978.
Classmark: 301.44/43/0954
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Series: Cambridge South Asian studies ; 23.
ISBN: 9780511563416 (ebook)