The Artisans in 18th Century in Eastern India: A History of Survival

By: Vipul Singh

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This book takes stock of the socio-economic conditions of the artisans in the eighteenth century India, with special reference to eastern region. Tracing the history of survival of the artisans in the wake of colonial on onslaught, it discusses in detail the colonial policy of monopolisation of production, the gradual demise of artisans economic status and their resistance to formidable European companies. It also explores East India Company relations with their European counterparts. Based mainly on Francis Buchanan Account, Fort William- India House Correspondence and two vernacular literatures, Naqsh-e-Paidar and Yadgar-e-Rozgar, the book challenges many cherished notions of prosperity in the second half of the eighteenth century. The book will be of great use to the students of history and sociology, researchers, policy makers and development workers. Prited Pages: 118.

Title: The Artisans in 18th Century in Eastern India: A History of Survival

Author Name: Vipul Singh

Categories: India, History,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2005

ISBN: 8180692353

ISBN 13: 9788180692352

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 112158

Keywords: The Artisans in 18th Century in Eastern India: A History of Survival Vipul Singh