Monday, October 22, 2018

Special Issue: Property in South Asian history

The Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient has published a special issue: "Repossessing Property in South Asia: Land, Rights, and Law across the Early Modern/Modern Divide." Here is the Table of Contents from vol.61 (2018):
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  • Repossessing Property in South Asia: Land, Rights, and Law across the Early Modern/Modern Divide-Introduction. by Faisal Chaudhry
  • The Theory and Practice of Property in Premodern South Asia: Disparities and Convergences. by Timothy Lubin
  • Property and Social Relations in Mughal India: Litigations and Disputes at the Qazi’s Court in Urban Localities, 17th-18th Centuries. by Farhat Hasan
  • Revenue Farming Reconsidered: Tenurial Rights and Tenurial Duties in Early Modern India, ca. 1556-1818. by Sudev Sheth
  • Property and Its Rule (in Late Indo-Islamicate and Early Colonial) South Asia: What’s in a Name? by Faisal Chaudhry
  • Sovereignty, Property and Land Development: The East India Company in Madras. by Bhavani Raman
  • The Problem of Property: Local Histories and Political-Economic Categories in British India. by Upal Chakrabarti
  • Fluid Histories: Swamps, Law and the Company-State in Colonial Bengal. by Debjani Bhattacharyya
Further information is available here.

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