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By C.A. Bayly

This path-breaking paintings at the social and fiscal historical past of colonial India lines the evolution of north Indian cities and service provider groups from the decline of Mughal dominion to the consolidation of British empire following the 1857 'mutiny'. C.A. Bayly analyses the reaction of the population of the Ganges Valley to the upheavals within the eighteenth century that cleared the path for the incoming British. He exhibits how the colonial company used to be equipped on an present resilient community of cities, rural bazaars, and service provider groups; and the way in flip, colonial exchange and management have been moulded through indigenous varieties of trade and politics. This version comes with a brand new introduction.

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