Behal, Rana P
ISBN: 9789382381433, 9382381430
This book presents a hundred-year history of tea plantations in the Assam (Brahmaputra) Valley during British colonial rule in India. It explores a world where more than two million migrant labourers worked under conditions of indentured servitude in these tea plantations, producing tea for an increasingly profitable global market.
ISBN: 9788131716885, 8131716880
...Civilization, Vol.VIII Part 2 / Gen. Ed.: D.P. Chattopadhyaya.
Mukherjee, Rila (ed.)
ISBN: 9789380607207, 9380607202
Concentrating on commodity and currency flows, travel, trade, routes and interactive networks, this book visualizes the cultural space of the northern Bay of Bangal as embracing upland landlocked areas- Ava, Yunnan, the Tripuri, Dimasa and Ahom states- not usually seen as part of maritime history. This book suggests that they too were a part of the social and commercial networks of the Indian O...
....worship of Juggernaut at the great temple in Orissa.
ISBN: 9788173044199, 8173044198
The book deals with the period of transition in the Indian economy from pre-colonial to colonial times.;;
ISBN: 9788173044069, 8173044066
Rorabacher, J. Albert
ISBN: 9789350980743, 9350980746
ISBN: 9780199460854, 019946085X
India's maritime contact with eastern Mediterranean and classical Rome (c. 1st century BCE-3rd century CE) has often been celebrated as `Indo-Roman trade'-a prominent theme in Indian historiography. The author critically rethinks this exchange relation-he argues that the expression `Indo-Roman trade', when examined in the light of extant source material and theoretical insights, is a misnomer.
Matilal, Phalguni et al
ISBN: 9788182060678, 8182060672
Alam, Mohammad Monir et al.
ISBN: 9788170951254, 8170951259
ISBN: 9788173054259, 8173054258
The present book attempts to review the recently retrieved data on the culture and reconstruct the life of a society that coincides well with the Later Vedic period of Indian History. The book is about the rise of civilization in the Ganga Plains. An uninterrupted cultural occupation of the plains starts much later. The foundations of a civilization that has an unbroken history for the millenni...
ISBN: 9789380930046, 9380930046
ISBN: 9789383968404, 9383968400
The rise of capitalism to global dominance is still largely associated with the advances of the Industrial Revolution. But, as the author shows, this leap was preceded by a long era of commercial capitalism, which reorganized labor and production on a world scale to a degree hitherto rarely appreciated.
E, Haynes Douglas
ISBN: 9780521193337, 0521193338
ISBN: 9780199490684, 0199490686
ISBN: 9789380581101, 9380581106
This book is an ecological and cultural history of the Asian elephant and is the first single volume to comprehensively cover the history of Asia's elephants, profusely illustrated with images of the elephant in art from ancient to contemporary times, offering new interpretations, and drawing upon a wide range of literary texts.
Paul, E. Jaiwant
ISBN: 9788174369291, 8174369295
ISBN: 9789381574706, 9381574707
This collective places port-of-trade across the Indian Ocean within the wider framework of negotiations, exchanges and circulations. It interrogates the port-of-trade experience along the ocean from Bandar Abbas, Persia to Broome, Western Australia.
ISBN: 9788121502580, 8121502586
ISBN: 9789380261362, 9380261365
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