9780198077428

The Agrarian System of Mughal India 1556-1707 (Third Edition)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780198077428

  • ISBN10:

    0198077424

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-08-28
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

This book provides a comprehensive account of land revenue, administration, agrarian economy, and social structure in India during the Mughal period. 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. The volume also provides information on land measurements; weights; coinages; revenue statistics; price movements; and thevillage community. 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.

Author Biography


Irfan Habib is Professor Emeritus at the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.

Table of Contents


Preface
Excerpts from Preface to the First Edition
1. Agricultural Production
2. Trade in Agricultural Produce
3. Material Conditions of the Life of the Peasantry
4. The Peasant and the Village Community
5. The Zamindars
6. The Land Revenue
7. Revenue Assignments
8. Revenue Grants
9. The Agrarian Crisis of the Mughal Empire
Appendices
Bibliography
Abbreviations
Index

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