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  • Ancient Rights and Future Comfort

    Bihar, the Bengal Tenancy Act of 1885, and British Rule in India

    By Peter Robb

    This book analyses the character of British rule in nineteenth-century India, by focusing on the underlying ideas and the practical repercussions of agrarian policy. It argues that the great rent law debate and the Bengal Tenancy Act of 1885 helped constitute a revolution in the effective aims of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge

  • Local Agrarian Societies in Colonial India

    Japanese Perspectives

    By Peter Robb, Kaoru Sugihara, Haruka Yanagisawa

    The first systematic attempt to introduce a full range of Japanese scholarship on the agrarian history of British India to the English-language reader. Suggests the fundamental importance of an Asian comparative perspective for the understanding of Indian history.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge

  • Institutions and Ideologies

    A SOAS South Asia Reader

    By David Arnold, Peter Robb

    Informative, timely and accessible introduction to the study of South Asia by leading scholars in the field.…

    Paperback – 1995-01-17
    Routledge

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