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Peasant radicalism in nineteenth century Bengal 1 edition

Peasant radicalism in nineteenth century Bengal
Nurul H. Choudhury

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Peasant radicalism in nineteenth century Bengal
the Faraizi, Indigo, and Pabna movements
Nurul H. Choudhury.

Published 2001 by Asiatic Society of Bangladesh in Dhaka .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note: Theories of Peasant Movements in South Asia
Agrarian Setting of Bengal in the late
18th and early 19th Centuries
The Faraizi Movement -
The indigo Movement
The Pabna Movement
General Observations
1. FARAIZI, INDIGO AND PABNA MOVEMENTS:
THE BACKGROUND
Pre-colonial and Colonial Land Tenure Systems
Colonial Commercial Policy
Commercialization of Agriculture,
jotedars and Socio-economic Change
2. THE FARAIZI MOVEMENT
Islamic Ideology and Political Change
The Faraizi Movement: A Historical Overview
Anti-Faraizi Coalition: Zamindars, Planters and the Raj
Faraizi Quest for Autonomy
Strategy of the Movement: Non-cooperation
Strategy of the Movement: Violence
3. THE INDIGO MOVEMENT
History of Indigo Cultivation in !engal
Planters, Zamindars and Ryots
Dynamics of Indig'o esistance Movement
Missionaries and Indigo Ryots
British Indian Association and Indigo Ryots
Individual Magistrates and Indigo Ryots
Indigo Ryots' Defiance
Leadership of the Movement
4. THE PABNA MOVEMENT
Rack-renting
Grievances of Occupancy Tenants
Impact of Jute Cultivation
Organization and Leadership of the Movement
Government Policy towards the Movement
CONCLUSION
APPENDICES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-183) and index.
Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph.D.--University of Toronto, 1991).

Other Titles
Peasant radicalism in 19th century Bengal

Classifications

Library of Congress
DS485.B49 C486 2001

The Physical Object

Pagination
188 p. ;
Number of pages
188

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3976075M
LC Control Number
2001294133

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