Tirthankar Roy is a Professor at London School of Economics and Political Science.
List of Figures Preface Introduction: Indian Society and the Economic History of India 1. Context: Economic history and 'culture' 2. States: A political theory of the community 3. Merchants: Guild as corporation 4. Artisans: Guild for training 5. Workers: Collective bargaining 6. Peasants: Property and market Epilogue Bibliography Index