Publisher description for Peasants, political economy, and law : empire, identity, and India / Peter Robb.
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In this collection written over a period of almost two decades, Peter Robb, an important historian of the Empire, explores the connections between agrarian policy, revenue, property law, and commercial production; and the emergence of political identities. He investigates issues like economic
development, tenancy acts, peasant stratification, "capitalist" agriculture, and definitions of labor in relation to the British Empire.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Land reform -- India -- History.
Land reform -- Law and legislation -- India
Peasantry -- India -- Political activity -- History.