The Indian Bourgeoisie: A Political History of the Indian Capitalist Class in the Early Twentieth Century

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The complex and hard-fought movement for political freedom in India coincided with the rise of a wealthy capitalist class of Indian industrialists who had profited under British rule. By 1947, these prominent businessmen had forged a partnership with the socialist-led Indian National Congress, and supported Jawaharlal Nehru's implementation of a centrally-planned economy. In this political history of modern India, David Lockwood traces the roots of this capitalist class, concentrated in Bombay, Calcutta and the west Bengal ...

The Indian Bourgeoisie: A Political History of the Indian Capitalist Class in the Early Twentieth Century 2012, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781848854338

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