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  • Course No: HS 508
  • Course: MA in Development Studies
  • Semester: I
  • Title: Colonial Economy and the Politics of Development in India
  • Stream: Development Studies
  • Description:

    Development and Colonial State: Historiography; colonial state and the social organization of production; stages of colonial development: de-peasantization and de-industrialization; transfer of western science and technology: managing Indian natural resources; plantation economy: tea, indigo, coffee and rubber; nationalist movement and people�s struggle: recourse to indigenous development; discourse of development in India�s intellectual history: Nehru and the Indian National Congress

     

    Texts/References:

     

    1. A. K. Bagchi, Private Investment in India, University Press, 1972.

    2. B. Zacaria, A Social and intellectual history of India� Development, OUP, 2007.

    3. B.R. Tomilson, The Economy of Modern IndiaCambridge University Press, 1996.

    4. D. Naroroji, Poverty and Un-British Rule in India, Commonwealth Publishers, 1988.

    5. V. Anstey, The Economic Development of India, Ayer Publisher, 1977.

    6. S. Ambirajan, Classical Political Economy and British Administration in India, CUP, 1978.

    7. B. Chandra, The Rise and Growth of Economic Nationalism in India, Economic Policies of Indian National Leadership, PPH, 1966.��

  • Text:

    A. K. Bagchi, Private Investment in India, University Press, 1972.^$^B. Zacaria, A Social and intellectual history of India� Development, OUP, 2007.^$^B.R. Tomilson, The Economy of Modern India, Cambridge University Press, 1996.^$^ D. Naroroji, Poverty and Un-British Rule in India, Commonwealth Publishers, 1988.^$^V. Anstey, The Economic Development of India, Ayer Publisher, 1977.^$^S. Ambirajan, Classical Political Economy and British Administration in India, CUP, 1978.^$^B. Chandra, The Rise and Growth of Economic Nationalism in India, Economic Policies of Indian National Leadership, PPH, 1966.