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Bonded Histories: Genealogies of Labor Servitude in Colonial India
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Publication date June 1, 1990
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780521362788
ISBN-10 0521362784
Dimensions 1 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $64.95
Other format details university press
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: To the modern world, the notions that freedom is an innate condition of human beings and that money possesses the power to bind people appear as natural facts. Bonded Histories traces the historical processes by which these notions became established as dominant discourses in India during colonial rule and continued into post-colonial India. Gyan Prakash locates the formulation of these discourses in the history of bonded labour in southern Bihar. He focuses on the emergence and subsequent transformation of the relationship of reciprocal power and dependence between landlords and labourers. The author explores the way in which these transformations were connected with broader shifts in the political economy of this part of the subcontinent; with the changing structures of agricultural production, land tenure and revenue demand; with local social hierarchies and the ideology of castes; and with Hindu cosmologies, spirit cults and their articulation in ritual practices.

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Hardcover
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With Richard Dobbs | from Cambridge Univ Pr (June 1, 1990)
9780521362788 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $64.95
This edition also contains No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends, Library Edition
About: To the modern world, the notions that freedom is an innate condition of human beings and that money possesses the power to bind people appear as natural facts.
Paperback
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from Cambridge Univ Pr (October 30, 2003)
9780521526586 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.82 lbs | List price $64.99
About: To the modern world, the notions that freedom is an innate condition of human beings and that money possesses the power to bind people appear as natural facts.
Hardcover
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With Gyan Prakash | from Cambridge Univ Pr (June 1, 1990); titled "Bonded Histories: Genealogies of Labor Servitude in Colonial India"
9780521362788 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $64.95
This edition also contains Bonded Histories: Genealogies of Labor Servitude in Colonial India
About: To the modern world, the notions that freedom is an innate condition of human beings and that money possesses the power to bind people appear as natural facts.
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781469061627 Book cover for 9781469061634
 
With Grover Gardner (other contributor), Jonathan Woetzel, James Manyika | Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (July 14, 2015); titled "No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends: Library Edition"
9781469061627 | details & prices | 6.50 × 6.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.64 lbs | List price $69.99
About: Our intuition on how the world works could well be wrong.
With Grover Gardner (other contributor), Jonathan Woetzel, James Manyika | Mp3 una edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (July 14, 2015); titled "No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends: Library Edition"
9781469061634 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $29.99
About: Our intuition on how the world works could well be wrong.

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