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India in the early modern world economy: modes of production, reproduction and exchange

Abstract:

India played a leading role in the growth of the early modern world economy. Yet its historiography has been dominated by forebodings of the colonial conquest and decline, which were to overtake it at the end of the eighteenth century. This essay seeks to explore the strengths rather than weaknesses of the Indian economy between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries when the goods which it produced were in heavy demand in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. However, it also points to ways...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S1740022807002057

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Global History Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
1
Pages:
87-111
Publication date:
2007-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1740-0236
ISSN:
1740-0228
URN:
uuid:c12fdd4a-c589-4ebb-a075-179636bc95b7
Local pid:
ora:3840

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