The agrarian system of Mughal India 1556-1707 /

Habib, Irfan, 1931-

The agrarian system of Mughal India 1556-1707 / Irfan Habib. - 3rd edition - New York ; New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2014 - xvii, 548 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm - Oxford India paperbacks . - Oxford India paperbacks .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

PREFACE ; EXCERPTS FROM PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION ; 1. AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION ; 2. TRADE IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE ; 3. MATERIAL CONDITIONS OF THE LIFE OF THE PEASANTRY ; 4. THE PEASANT AND THE VILLAGE COMMUNITY ; 5. THE ZAMINDARS ; 6. THE LAND REVENUE ; 7. REVENUE ASSIGNMENTS ; 8. REVENUE GRANTS ; 9. THE AGRARIAN CRISIS OF THE MUGHAL EMPIRE ; APPENDICES ; BIBLIOGRAPHY ; ABBREVIATIONS ; INDEX TOC

This book presents a detailed historical analysis of the agrarian conditions in pre-colonial India. It examines areas like land revenue, administration, and agrarian economy and social structure in the Mughal period. The new edition includes a new prologue.



0198077424 9780198077428


Agriculture--History--India--16th century.
Land use, Rural--History--India--16th century.
Agriculture and state--History--India--16th century.


India--Rural conditions.

338.1095409031 / HAA 2014

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