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Speaking Rivers : Environmental History of Mid- Ganga Flood Country, 1540-1885

By: Vipul Singh

Price: $46.85

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2018

Seller ID: 701487

ISBN: 9789386552822

Condition: New


The question of water and human dependence on river systems has become a major public concern of the twenty-first century. Based on a long term historical study of a flood country in the mid-Ganga basin, Speaking River: Environmental History of a Mid-Ganga Flood Country, 1540-1885 looks at the changing perception of the people of the Ganga region from a useful to a problematic river. Based on environmental, agricultural and cultural histories it explores the British colonial policy that altered the age-old relationship between the people and the river, and the long-term landscape transformatio... View more info

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

By: Vipul Singh

Price: $11.50

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

Seller ID: 112158

ISBN: 8180692353

Condition: New


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 literatu... View more info