ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Economic History as Human Science

Economic activity is a human activity; its history concerns the lived economy. Therefore, we need to know more closely how people organised their economic lives. Economic theory requires opening conversations with disciplines like anthropology, sociology and feminist, cultural and literary studies. It has to relocate itself at the confluence of these varied disciplinary streams. A continuation of the debate on economic history initiated by Tirthankar Roy in this journal.

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