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Contents Series Editors' Preface List of Tables Preface Acknowledgements Introduction ONE: Peasants as Tax-Payers The Burden of Land Revenue; Problems with the Method of Assessment; The Land Revenue System and the Small-Holder; A New System; Tax on Irrigation; Government Policy: Contradictions and Dilemma TWO: Peasants as Debtors Moneylenders and Moneylending; Debt: Its Scale, Variety and Burden; Distribution of Debt; Causes of Debt; Government Debt THREE: Peasants in the Market Commercialization of Produce; The Commercialization of Land; Regional Variation; The Depression FOUR: Peasants as Classes Land Ownership; Ownership Holdings and Operational Holdings: Leasing in and Leasing Out; Leasing Out versus Direct Cultivation; Conclusion FIVE: Capital Accumulation and Investment Accumulation; Investment; Productivity; Conclusion SIX: Punjab and Eastern India: Polar Opposites or Treading the Same Path? Commercialization; Class Structure; Problems of Characterization; Initial Conditions for Capitalist Development; Conclusions Bibliography Index About the Author
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Peasantry -- India -- Punjab.
Agriculture -- India -- Punjab.
India -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1947.