Survey of India's Social Life and Economic Condition in the Eighteenth Century 1707-1813

By: Kalikinkar Datta

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The eighteenth century was a tragic period in the history of India, marked by political disintegration, administrative confusion, economic decline and social anarchy. In this volume these different aspects have been described by the author critically with profuse details on the basis of contemporary original documents and other accounts including the detailed Persian works like Siyar-ul-Muntakharin by Ghulam Husain, Khulasat-ul-Tawarikh by Kalyan Singh, Riyaz-us-Salatin by Ghulam Husain Salim of Maldah, Dastur-ul-Insha, compiled by Munshi Vijayram of Lucknow in 1769 and Ahwal-i-Aliwardi Khan by Yusuf Ali Khan. Contemporary Bengali Literature has been critically utilised. Old and modern Journals, Gazetteers and Newspapers have been duly scrutinized. After writing an Introductory chapter the author has described the trends of Religious thought in chapter One, State of Education in chapter Two, Social Life in chapter Three, Commercial Relations, external and internal, in chapter Four, Agriculture and Industries in chapter Five, Economic Drain in chapter Six, Currency and Banking in chapter Seven. He has added several Appendices from original documents and an exhaustive Bibliography. This volume is an important and valuable contribution for the study of India's Religion, Social Life and Economic condition during a highly critical period in her history, when exhausted from within, she was confronted with new forces from the West. Printed Pages: 272.

Title: Survey of India's Social Life and Economic Condition in the Eighteenth Century 1707-1813

Author Name: Kalikinkar Datta

Categories: India, History, Culture, and Politics,

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1978

ISBN: 8121502586

ISBN 13: 9788121502580

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 14 Cms x 22 Cms

Seller ID: 002250

Keywords: India Economic Condition Indian