The Global World of Indian Merchants, 1750-1947
Traders of Sind from Bukhara to Panama
By (author) Claude Markovits
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Global World of Indian Merchants, 1750-1947 by Claude Markovits
Book DescriptionClaude Markovits tells the story of two groups of Hindu merchants from the towns of Shikarpur and Hyderabad in the province of Sind. Basing his account on previously neglected archival sources, the author charts the development of these communities, from the pre-colonial period through colonial conquest and up to independence, describing how they came to control trading networks throughout the world. While the book focuses on the trade of goods, money and information from Sind to the widely dispersed locations of Kobe, Panama, Bukhara and Cairo, it also throws light on the nature of trading diasporas from South Asia in their interaction with the global economy. This is a sophisticated and accessible book, written by one of the most distinguished economic historians in the field. It will appeal to scholars of South Asia, as well as to colonial historians and to students of religion.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521089401
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 6-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Claude Markovits
Merchants, Traders, Entrepreneurs, Hardback (October 2008)
This book deals with three main aspects of the history of Indian business: The relationship between business and politics, the position of merchants and businessmen in the economy and society of late colonial India, and how particular merchant networks extended the range of their operations to the entire subcontinent and the wider world.
Indian Business and Nationalist Politics 1931-39, Paperback (May 2002)
A study of the response of indigenous businessmen to the growth of political nationalism in India.
Global World of Indian Merchants, 1750-1947, Hardback (June 2000)» View all books by Claude Markovits
Charts the development of merchant communities in Sind and their interaction with the global economy.
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