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The Economic History of India, 1857-1947

Tirthankar Roy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198074175
eISBN:
9780199082148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074175.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book examines India's economic history through the lenses of global history. After describing the country's transition to colonialism between 1707 and 1857, it looks at new developments in ... More


Economic Change In India: 1950–2010

Tirthankar Roy

in The Economic History of India, 1857-1947

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198074175
eISBN:
9780199082148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074175.003.0012
Subject:
History, Indian History

British colonial rule in South Asia ended in 1947, resulting in the formation of several independent nation-states such as India, Pakistan, and Ceylon (Sri Lanka). The map of the region was redrawn ... More


Transition to Colonialism: 1707–1857

Tirthankar Roy

in The Economic History of India, 1857-1947

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198074175
eISBN:
9780199082148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074175.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

The eighteenth century was a period of transition for India. A new economy emerged based on peasant exports and global industrial enterprise. Globalization and colonialism penetrated almost every ... More


Small-scale Industry

Tirthankar Roy

in The Economic History of India, 1857-1947

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198074175
eISBN:
9780199082148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074175.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

In 1900, most of India's manufacturing workers were employed in industries that did not use either machinery or large factories. A century later, more than two-thirds of manufacturing employment ... More


Large-scale Industry

Tirthankar Roy

in The Economic History of India, 1857-1947

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198074175
eISBN:
9780199082148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074175.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

In the nineteenth century, India saw the emergence of large factories, machinery, and government regulation of industrial work—three features that define a large-scale industry. The industrialization ... More


Colonial Lahore: A History of the City and Beyond

Ian Talbot and Tahir Kamran

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190642938
eISBN:
9780190686475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190642938.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

There have been several studies of colonial Lahore in recent years. These have explored such themes as the city’s modernity, its cosmopolitanism and the rise of communalism which culminated in the ... More


Trade and Industry

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0031
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author presents an account of the science of mechanics in England and its various uses in trade and industry, including mills, foundries, steam engines, water-works, etc. He describes the ... More


The Web of Freedom: J.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.

Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460816
eISBN:
9780199087150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460816.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Freedom fighter, economic philosopher, environmentalist and Gandhian constructive worker, Joseph Cornelius Kumarappa (1892–1960) was a man of many parts. Driven by his convictions, he abandoned a ... More


Pollution: Industrial Landscapes, 1934–2000

Awadhendra Sharan

in In the City, Out of Place: Nuisance, Pollution, and Dwelling in Delhi, c. 1850-2000

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198097297
eISBN:
9780199082957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097297.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

Modern industrial landscapes, the subject matter of this chapter, emerged as an urban concern in the 1930s. The search for a designated industrial area was tied to the need of industrialists for more ... More


Introduction

Ian Talbot and Tahir Kamran

in Colonial Lahore: A History of the City and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190642938
eISBN:
9780190686475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190642938.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The introduction discusses the pre-colonial development of Lahore. In the Mughal era, the city’s strategic location at the junction of roads to Kabul, Multan and Kashmir made it a seat of power to ... More


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