The Return of the Colonial in Indian Economic History: The Last Phase of Colonialism in India (Presidential Address at the 68th Session of the Indian History Congress)

Mukherjee, Aditya

In: Proceedings of the Indian History Congress, 68 (2007), Nr. 1. pp. 496-538

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Abstract

In this essay, which was firstly published in 2007 as the presidential address of the 68th session of the Indian History Congress, the author deals with the colonial trends in writing the Indian economic history of the colonial period. After describing very briefly the contours of some of the thinking on colonialism and its economic impact, the author focuses on a critique of how colonialism in its last phase has been perceived by historians with a colonial perspective,

Document type: Article
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 24 August 2009
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: General history of Asia Far East
Controlled Subjects: Indien, Kolonialismus, Wirtschaft
Uncontrolled Keywords: Wirtschaftliche Entwicklung , Koloniale Herrschaft, India , Colonialism , Economy , Economic Development , Colonial Rule
Subject (classification): History and Archaeology
Countries/Regions: India