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The experience of four famines in the NWPandO (1837-8, 1860-1, 1868-9, 1896-7)

Subtitle:
the gainers and the losers
Abstract:

This study focuses on four famines (1837-8,1860-1,1868-9,1896-7) that afflicted the North Western Provinces and Awadh, the present day Uttar Pradesh, but no longer including the hill districts.

This study looks at the discourse, responses to and perceptions of famines by certain groups in NWPandO society. The study argues that while famines were disasters for some sections of affected people, they proved significantly beneficial to others. It argues that long- standing social, econ...

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Institution:
St. Peter's College (University of Oxford)
Department:
Faculty of Modern History

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2005
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602323045
URN:
uuid:431f85b3-e454-4faa-9718-4c49cee32460
Local pid:
td:602323045
Language:
English
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