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Agrarian Relations and Peasant in Modern Andhra: A Study of Kalahasti Zamindari

by Subramanyam D. Reddy

Publisher: Daya Publishing House

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The book is a natural outgrowth of research, the author has pursued over the past one decade on agrarian interests related to land tenures, peasant movements or anti-British revolts and in general the economic history of Andhra Pradesh in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Having written sporadically on various themes of agrarian and peasant history of Andhra region his efforts were directed towards pulling some of these strands together into a coherent history of agrarian relations and peasants in Andhra Pradesh in general and in Kalahasti Zamindari, in particular with its historical account from the beginning.;The book contains eight chapters. In the first chapter the establishment of British power over Kalahasti Zamindari topography, administrative divisions, population and peshcush of Kalahasti are given in order to have a clear picture of the Zamindari. The second chapter deals with the relations of Kalahasti with the Indian ruling dynasties. The third chapter gives details about the aspects of the British-Kalahasti relations. The fourth chapter is devoted to an account of the pre-British revenue system in Kalahasti. The fifth chapter deals with the system of payments to the establishment in Kalahasti and suffering of ryots under the system. The sixth chapter surveys the effects of the systems of revenue and payments in Kalahasti before the establishment of British rule. The seventh chapter deals with the permanent settlement of revenues in Andhra Pradesh in general and in Kalahasti Zamindari in particular as introduced by the British East India Company. The eighth chapter, synthesizes the conclusions arrived at from the above study with a comparison with other systems of revenue. At the end of the book references to all the chapters are given. What is presented in the book is the result of many years of work on the records of the East India Company and on contemporary literature in the Tamil Nadu Archives and Connemera Library, both in Madras.;;Contents;Chapter 1: The Zamindari of Kalahasti; Chapter 2: Relations of Kalahasti with the Indian Ruling Dynasties; Chapter 3: Aspects of the British-Kalahasti Relations; Chapter 4: Pre-British Revenue System; Chapter 5: System of Payments to the Establishment; Chapter 6: Effects of the Pre-British Systems of Revenue and Payments; Chapter 7: The Zamindari System (Permanent Settlement of Revenues) in Andhra; Chapter 8: Effects of the Land Revenue Systems: A Conclusion.

Details of the book

Book :
Agrarian Relations and Peasant in Modern Andhra: A Study of Kalahasti Zamindari
Book ID :
56376
Author :
Subramanyam D. Reddy
ISBN 13 :
9788170350736
Year of Publication :
1990
Publisher :
Daya Publishing House
Binding :
Hardcover
Pages :
104
Weight :
1 kg

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