The Finances and Public Works of India 1869-1881

By: John Strachey & Richard Strachey

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There was hardly a great office of state in India which Sir John Strachey or his brother Sir Richard Strachey had not held. Their combind (abours had a strong and lasting influence over the Policy and the constitution of the Indian Government in every department of affairs.This book is a joint Product of their minds. It describes the economic Policies and public works of a Government which they had helped to Fashion its policy and administration. It narrates the facts with intimate firsthand knowledge. The subjects of the work are revenue, expenditure, debt, trade, taxation, Currency and exchange and various public works including the extension of railways and Irrigation works during the period under review. It also goes deep into the causes of the repeated Famines which borke out in defferent Parts of India and suggests preventive measures.The work furnishes valuable figures which will Help the present Research scholars to reconstruct the economic History of India since the last century, which will, in turn, help the Progress of the Country in various fields.Printed Pages: 474.

Title: The Finances and Public Works of India 1869-1881

Author Name: John Strachey & Richard Strachey

Categories: India, History,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1986

ISBN: 8121200180

ISBN 13: 9788121200189

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 105651

Keywords: The Finances and Public Works of India 1869-1881 John Strachey & Richard Strachey