Technology and Rural Change in Eastern India: 1830-1980

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The book discusses how Western technology, primarily the means of transport and manufacture, changed the Indian village. Technology reached India through colonialism, as also through corporate bodies and private enterprise. The study is based on British Bengal, which correspondis to present-day West Bengal and Bangladesh. British Bengal also included Bihar, Orissa, and Assam for intermediary periods-these areas have also been frequently referred to by way of illustration. With Calcutta as the hub, eastern India was the ...

Technology and Rural Change in Eastern India: 1830-1980 2014, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780198092308

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