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Imperialism, Nationalism and the Making of the Indian Capitalist Class, 1920-1947

Imperialism, Nationalism and the Making of the Indian Capitalist Class, 1920-1947

First Edition
  • Aditya Mukherjee - Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

June 2002 | 462 pages | SAGE India

This book describes and analyzes the emergence and evolution of the Indian capitalist class and its relationship with imperialism and nationalism. It also provides a comprehensive economic history of colonial India in the first half of the 20th century.

Based on extensive empirical data, this is the first detailed, thoroughly researched and comprehensive account of the position of the Indian capitalist class.

The Politico-Ideological Dimension
Finance and Monetary Policy I

Finance and Monetary Policy II

Finance and Monetary Policy III
The War and After

Tariffs, Trade and Industry I

Tariffs, Trade and Industry II

Tariffs, Trade and Industry III

Tariffs, Trade and Industry IV

Foreign Capital
Planning and Public Sector
Concluding Remarks

`Based on meticulous research in India and Britan, including interviews with leading participants. The Introduction, in particular, provides a very useful summary of recent research on the historic economic relationship between India and the United Kingdom.... This volume should be of interest to a wide readership' - The Economic History Review

Aditya Mukherjee

Aditya Mukherjee is Professor of Contemporary Indian History, Centre for Historical Studies and Dean, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. He was educated at St. Stephen’s College and JNU. He is the Editor of the ‘Sage Series in Modern Indian History’ published by SAGE publications, (fifteen monographs already published) and was editor of the Selected Works of Jawaharlal Nehru (2009-11).He is Member of the Council of The Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR) since 2009.He specializes in Economic History, particularly business history and the political economy of post-colonial development. He was... More About Author

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ISBN: 9789353280086