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Company of kinsmen: enterprise and community in South Asian history 1700-1940

Roy, Tirthankar (2010) Company of kinsmen: enterprise and community in South Asian history 1700-1940. Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India. ISBN 9780198063780

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Abstract

This volume examines the history of enterprise and entrepreneurial communities from the beginning of the eighteenth to mid nineteenth century. Roy examines how enterprise and entrepreneurial communities adapted to globalization and colonial law. He analyses forms of merchant organization in pre-colonial and colonial India; impact of commercialism on artisans collectives; linkages between institutional change and peasant lineage; interplay between new work opportunities, managerial paradigms, and organized labour supply ; relationship between state, economic order, and business organizations.

Item Type: Book
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Additional Information: © 2010 Tirthankar Roy
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Sets: Departments > Economic History
Collections > Economists Online
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2010 11:25
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/27473/

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