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Property and the Enduring State of Famines in Colonial India

A response to “Famines in India” (EPW, 26 June 2021) pushes for an interrogation of the character of the colonial state, mainly the rule of property, and its complicit role in engendering famine-like conditions.

Famines and State-Making in Colonial India

Famines and State-Making in Colonial India Famine, Philanthropy and the Colonial State: North India in the Early Nineteenth Century by Sanjay Sharma; Oxford University Press (SOAS Studies on South Asia), Delhi, 2001; pp xviii+256, Rs 550.

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