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Economic History of North East India : 1826-1947

Jalad Baran Ganguly

ISBN 10: 8183700543 / ISBN 13: 9788183700542
Published by Akansha, New Delhi, 2006
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Contents Preface. I. The regional perspective 1. The approach toward writing an economic history of North East India. 2. The geographical and historical backgrounds of North East India. 3. The pre colonial system of land distribution and labour utilization. 4. Tribal economic formations in North East India in the pre colonial period. II. 5. Economic history of states A. Assam. 6. Agriculture in colonial Assam. 7. Ryotwari settlements and sufferings of the Ryots. 8. Wasteland settlement and development of tea industry. 9. Population growth and agricultural progress. 10. Changing scenario of the rural economy in Assam (1891 1930). 11. Assam's forest wealth and its management. 12. Development of economic infrastructure and industry. 13. Literacy education and urbanization in Assam. 14. Distribution of population occupation wise 1881 1951. 15. Impact of the Second World War on Assam's economy. 16. The polity and economic history of colonial Assam the summing up. 17. Economic history of states B. Manipur. 18. The everyday life pattern and the material life of the people of Manipur. 19. Manipur's political economic system under the Rajas. 20. Economic recovery and growth from 1826 1891. 21. Economic changes and growth from 1891 to 1947. 22. Economic history of states C. Tripura. 23. The polity people and their material life the limits of the possible (pre and early colonial period). 24. Structural changes in Tripura's socio economic formations in the late nineteenth century. 25. Immigration of population institutional changes economic growth and fluctuations (1901 1934). 26. Economic recovery and expansion war time scarcities and inflation and Reang unrest (1934 1945). Appendix Change and continuity during the colonial period in tribal areas of North East India. Bibliography. Index. This book An Economic History of North East India from 1826 to 1947 is a product of extensive research work undertaken by Professor Jalad Baran Ganguly a well known economist whose first hand knowledge of the region is unassailable. This perceptive and thoughtful study covers the period of colonial rule especially in Assam as also to a lesser degree in Manipur and Tripura witnessing far reaching changes in political and socio economic spheres of the area. The impact on economic of the two world wars and the great depression of 1930's and of the large scale immigration of population causing demographic changes has been critically examined in this work. 506 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 60181

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Publisher: Akansha, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2006

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