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The Politics of Labour Under Late Colonialism: Workers, Unions and the State in Chota Nagpur 1928-1939

By: Dilip Simeon

Price: $24.10

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200700

ISBN: 8173040362

Condition: New


This book is a much needed addition to the woefully meagre stock of monographic literature on the historiography of Indian labour.Both the author and the publisher need to be complimented, one for providing a much needed monograph on an under-researched area and the other for the excellent quality of its production. What does History tell us about workers` Movements under imperialism? Did they possess a Novel character, derived as much from nationalism as from the social identities engendered by an emergent Industrial regime? Chota Nagpur, location of the strategically important Tata Iron and ... View more info