The Agrarian System of Mughal India (Third Edition). Third Edition. Irfan Habib. Oxford India Perennials Series. Author is a. Irfan Habib, The Agrarian System of Mughal India, , Second Revised Edition (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, ), pp. xvi+, Rs. /-. eighty-fifth birthday. Ed. by JOHN BASTIN and R. ROOLVINK. pp. xii + Clarendon. Press; Oxford University Press. 84,?. This collection of essays by
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Account Options Sign in. Marks a historiographical shift in medieval Indian history. On Hinduism Wendy Doniger. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. The first edition of this book, published inpresented a mass of critically analyzed material on the agrarian condition of pre-colonial India–a subject which until then had received little attention.
The volume hy provides information on land measurements; weights; coinages; revenue statistics; price movements; and the village community. This revised and updated edition draws on extensive new research by the author and others, and it presents much that is new in both description and perception.
It also includes an expanded bibliography, a new descriptive index, and new illustrations and maps. If anything, he is even more assertive in his conclusions. If surplus is taken to mean, as Habib does, everything beyond the subsistence need of the peasants, then the revenue regime must be progressive enough to be able to take away the entire agrarian surplus.
To be sure, a number of new sources have been harnessed in this edition. My library Help Advanced Book Search. However, Habib does not take note of these challenges in this revised edition. It examines areas like agricultural production and technology; trade in agricultural produce, conditions of the peasantry; zamindars; revenue grants and assignments; and the agrarian crisis of the Mughal Empire.
Skip to main content. The Peasant and the Village Community 5. To be sure, he does take on Moreland at many places and there are minor expostulations against Moosvi and Saran but no sense of wading through a thickly contested historiographic terrain. Click here to sign up. Log In Sign Up. Academic Skip to main content.
It was one of the first works to have moved beyond the narrow confines of dynastic history or sectarian typecasting. From inside the book. Choose your country or region Close.
The Agrarian System of Mughal India: 1556-1707
Material Conditions of the Life of the Peasantry 4. User Review – Flag as inappropriate The 1 book by unranked habib. Preface Excerpts from Preface to the Wystem Edition 1. However, the author fails to do justice to the variety of information that he has collected. Trade in Agricultural Produce 3. This book provides a comprehensive account of land revenue, administration, agrarian economy, and social structure in India during the Mughal period.
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It appears that all the writings that did appear in the last four decades only helped him march gracefully syztem unopposed to his grand set of conclusions. Help Center Find new research papers in: Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
New prologue updates research. The book is an acknowledged classic on the agrarian condition of pre-colonial India.
Many of its key findings, particularly those concerning administrative institutions and the position of the zamindars, have become standard tools in the field. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The Edwardian Army Timothy Bowman. Remember me on this computer.
The Making of Medieval Antifraternalism G. While the sequence and titles of the chapters remain the same, the chapter on the village community has been mubhal and enlarged considerably. Biological and Cultural Consequences of Alfred W.
Oxford University Press,pp. Much water and blood has flowed through Mughal historiography since.
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It has been out of print and a new edition was long overdue, revised or mughaal. Hostages in the Middle Ages Adam J. Minorities Studies in India Rowena Robinson.
mugahl Yet, the author is keen on maintaining that the land revenue was a retrogressive tax pp. Including a comprehensive bibliography, descriptive index, illustrations, and maps, this book is a compulsory read for students, teachers, and scholars of medieval India particularly those interested in agrarian systems.
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