Peasants, Political Economy, and Law Empire, Identity, and India

Author(s): 
Robb, Peter
ISBN: 
0195681606
Date published: 
January 2007
Hardback
Price: 
£23.99

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, and property law, and commercial production; the emergence of political identities. He investigates issues like economic development, tenancy acts, peasant stratification, 'capitalist' agriculture, and definitions of labour in relation to the British Empire.