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The Crisis of the North Indian Political Economy, 1825–45

C. A. Bayly

in Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077466
eISBN:
9780199081110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077466.003.0022
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the crisis in the political economy of north India during the period from 1825 to 1845. It suggests that the most striking fact about the downturn of the 1830s in north India ... More


The Growth of Political Stability in India, 1780–1830

C. A. Bayly

in Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077466
eISBN:
9780199081110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077466.003.0019
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter discusses some of the dynamic changes of the pre-colonial political order and the early period of British rule. It suggests that the developments in local agrarian and mercantile society ... More


Conflict and Change in the Cities, 1800–57

C. A. Bayly

in Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077466
eISBN:
9780199081110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077466.003.0023
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter discusses some aspects of urban society which provided a background to all these conflicts, specifically rapid population movement and poverty. It explains that relationship between ... More


Memories of Underdevelopment: What Has Marxism Done for Medieval History, and What Can It Still Do?

Chris Wickham

in Marxist History-writing for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264034
eISBN:
9780191734601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264034.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter examines the medieval history of Europe within the context of Marxism, discussing the changes in class conflicts and their role in determining the socio-economic developments of European ... More


The Building Blocks of Japan, Origins to 600

William Wayne Farris

in Japan to 1600: A Social and Economic History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833251
eISBN:
9780824870119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833251.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the origins of certain basic structures—so-called building blocks—in Japan that were to last up to about 600 CE. It first provides an overview of Japanese geography and ecology ... More


The Frontier within, Part II

Abe Kōbō and Richard F. Calichman

in The Frontier Within: Essays by Abe Kōbō

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163866
eISBN:
9780231535090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163866.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this final essay, presented in this chapter, the text discusses the notion of the “frontier within” in relation to urban society. The theme of “frontier within” focuses on the question “What are ... More


State-Sponsored Inequality: The Banner System and Social Stratification in Northeast China

Shuang Chen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799034
eISBN:
9781503601635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799034.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The book explores the social economic processes of inequality produced by differential state entitlements. Drawing on uniquely rich source materials from central and local archives, the book provides ... More


Introduction

Hy V. Luong

in Tradition, Revolution, and Market Economy in a North Vietnamese Village, 1925-2006

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833701
eISBN:
9780824870447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833701.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter first describes the village of Son-Duong, a rural community in the Red River delta of North Vietnam. It details how Son-Duong has withstood repeated foreign ravages ... More


Commerce and Country

in Making Patriots

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226044378
eISBN:
9780226044514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044514.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter describes the evolution of America into a commercial republic. Although one of its founders, Thomas Jefferson, favored agrarian society, he drafted the bills abolishing primogeniture and ... More


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