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Traditional History in the Economy of Colonial India (The New Cambridge History of India)

By: Tirthankar Roy

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 008662

ISBN: 0521650127

Condition: New


The majority of workers in South Asia are employed in industries that rely on manual labour and craft skills. Some of these industries have existed for centuries and survived great changes in consumption and technology over the last 150 years. In earlier studies, historians of the region focused on mechanized rather than craft industries, arguing that traditional manufacturing was destroyed or devitalized during the colonial period, and that ‘modern’ industry is substantially different. Exploring new material from research into five traditional industries, Tirthankar Roy’s book contests ... View more info

India in the World Economy: From Antiquity to the Present

By: Tirthankar Roy

Price: $19.25

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2013

Edition: First South Asian Edition

Seller ID: 037632

ISBN: 1107036399

Condition: New


Cross-cultural exchange has characterized the economic life of India since antiquity. Its long coastline has afforded convenient access to Asia and Africa as well as trading partnerships formed in the exchange of commodities ranging from textiles to military technology and from opium to indigo. In a journey across two thousand years, this enthralling book, written by a leading South Asian historian, describes the ties of trade, migration, and investment between India and the rest of the world and shows how changing patterns of globalization have reverberated in economic policy, politics, and p... View more info

Company of Kinsmen: Enterprise and Community in South Asian History 1700-1940

By: Tirthankar Roy

Price: $15.30

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2018

Seller ID: 900594

ISBN: 0199486808

Condition: New


This book chronicles how the concept of organizing people to serve economic ends emerged in early modern and colonial India. It examines rules of cooperation, why people decided to join forces, how disputes were settled, and how cooperative communities became increasingly unstable in more modern times. It focuses on five dimensions: actor, agent, time, purpose, and region. PRINTED PAGES: 266. View more info

The East India Company: The World's Most Powerful Corporation (The Story of Indian Business)

By: Tirthankar Roy (Author) & Gurcharan Das (Intro.)

Price: $9.70

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 107407

ISBN: 0143426176

Condition: New


The East India Company is an interesting inspection of how a colonial company defined the way we do business today'-BusinessWorld this groundbreaking study examines how the East India Company founded an empire in India at the same time it started losing ground in business. For over 200 years, the Company's vast business network had spanned Persia, India, China, Indonesia and North America. But in the late 1700s, its career took a dramatic turn, and it ended up being an empire builder. In this fascinating account, Tirthankar Roy reveals how the Company?s trade with India changed it - and how th... View more info