The Global World of Indian Merchants, 1750-1947: Traders of Sind [Sindh] from Bukhara to Panama

The Global World of Indian Merchants, 1750-1947: Traders of Sind [Sindh] from Bukhara to Panama

UPSC Mains - GS1 English History
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    Title: The Global World of Indian Merchants, 1750-1947: Traders of Sind [Sindh] from Bukhara to Panama Author(s): Claude Markovits Publisher: Cambridge University Press Year: 2000 Claude Markovits' book charts the development of two merchant communities in the province of Sind from the precolonial period, through colonial conquest and up to indepedence. Based on previously neglected archival sources, it describes how the communities came to control trading networks throughout the world, throwing light on the nature of these diasporas from South Asia in their interaction with the global economy. This is a sophisticated and accessible book that will appeal to students of South Asia, as well as to colonial historians and economic historians.
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Category - UPSC
Subcategory - Mains - GS1
Language - English
Subject - History
Posted by - Gidigi Nithin
Posted on - 21 Nov, 2020
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