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The economic history of India under early British rule

from the rise of the British power in 1757 to the accession of Queen Victoria in 1837

by Romesh Chunder Dutt

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Published by K. Paul, Trench, Trübner in London .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 436 p. tables.
Number of Pages436
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Open LibraryOL24489402M

The impact of British economic policies was disastrous for Indian economic development and it marred the life of all sections, particularly the labor sections and put them into the life of poverty and destitution. In the present paper, there is analysis of Indian economic situations before and after independence. Until the s, the principal use for economic history in India was to supply a critique of the market-oriented policies of British colonial rule, and thus provide independent India's pursuit of.

The spine of the Indian economy was badly injured during the two hundred years of British rule in the country. During the 16th and 17th century, Indian economy was considered as an industrially advanced country. But the British did not permit to modernize the industrial sector of the country during the 18th and 19th century. Disruption of Traditional Economy. The economic policies followed by the British led to the rapid transformation of Indian’s economy into a colonial economy whose nature and structure were determined by the needs of the British economy that totally disrupted the traditional structure of the Indian economy. Ruin of Artisans and Craftsmen.

  From to , India was directly under the rule of Britain. During that time the country witnessed changes in economics, politics, and many other spheres of life. This period was seen to be the toughest time in the history of India. Though the impact was mostly negative, there were some positives to British rule in India.   This volume in the People's History of India series gives a general account of Indian economy in the first century of British rule (–). It describes the changes in Indian economy brought about by the pressure for tribute, the British land settlements, and the .


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