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India in the world economy : from antiquity to the present /

Tirthankar Roy.

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Main Author: Roy, Tirthankar.
Vernacular: "Cross-cultural exchange has characterized the economic life of India since antiquity. Its long coastline has afforded convenient access to Asia and Africa, and trading partnerships formed in the exchange of commodities ranging from textiles to military technology and opium to indigo. In a journey across 2,000 years, this enthralling book written by a leading South Asian historian, describes the ties of trade, migration, and investment between India and the rest of the world, showing how changing patterns of globalization reverberated on economic policy, politics, and political ideology within India. Along the way, the book asks three major questions. Is this a particularly Indian storyWhen did the big turning points happenAnd is it possible to distinguish the modern from the pre-modern pattern of exchangeThese questions invite a new approach to the study of Indian history by placing the region squarely at the center of the narrative. This is global history written on India,鉝s terms and, as such, the book invites South Asian, Indian, and global historians to rethink both their history and their methodologies"--.
Published: Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: New approaches to Asian history ; 10.
Topics: HISTORY - Asia - India & South Asia. | Wirtschaft. | Weltwirtschaft. | History - Asia / India & South Asia.
Regions: India - Commerce - History. | India - Economic conditions. | India - Foreign economic relations. | India. | Indien. | India - Commerce - History. | India - Economic conditions. | India - Foreign economic relations.
Genres: History.
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