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The Land Question in India: State, Dispossession, and Capitalist Transition

Anthony P. D'Costa and Achin Chakraborty (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198792444
eISBN:
9780191834431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792444.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book takes a fresh look at the land question in India. It goes beyond re-engagement in the rich transition debate by critically examining both theoretically and empirically the role of land in ... More


Chicago in the Age of Capital: Class, Politics, and Democracy during the Civil War and Reconstruction

John B. Jentz and Richard Schneirov

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036835
eISBN:
9780252093951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036835.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book, a sweeping interpretive history of mid-nineteenth-century Chicago, traces the evolution of a modern social order. Combining historical and political detail with a theoretical frame, the ... More


The Changing Economic Logic of the Eastern Main Line: The Shift from an Agro-Industrial to an Industrial-Agrarian State

Charles van Onselen

in The Night Trains: Moving Mozambican Miners to and from the Witwatersrand Mines, 1902-1955

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197568651
eISBN:
9780197583326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197568651.003.0003
Subject:
History, African History

The Eastern Main Line was conceived of, and meant to serve, white South African farmers, at a time when the Highveld was dominated by an agricultural economy. But when gold was discovered, the logic ... More


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