The Agrarian System of Mughal India (Third Edition). Third Edition. Irfan Habib. Oxford India Perennials Series. Author is a. Irfan Habib, The Agrarian System of Mughal India, , Second Revised Edition (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, ), pp. xvi+, Rs. /-. eighty-fifth birthday. Ed. by JOHN BASTIN and R. ROOLVINK. pp. xii + Clarendon. Press; Oxford University Press. 84,?. This collection of essays by

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The Peasant and the Village Community 5. From inside the book. This revised and updated edition draws on extensive new research by the author and others, and it presents much that is new in both description and perception. The Agrarian System of Mughal India: Marks a historiographical shift in medieval Indian history. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

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Many of its key findings, particularly those concerning administrative institutions and the position of the zamindars, have become standard tools in the field. Account Options Sign in. The volume also provides information on land measurements; weights; coinages; revenue statistics; price movements; and the village community.

It was one of the mughhal works to have moved beyond the narrow confines of dynastic history or sectarian typecasting.

The Agrarian System of Mughal India 1556-1707 (Third Edition)

If anything, he is even more assertive in his conclusions. It also includes an expanded bibliography, a new descriptive index, and new illustrations and maps.


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The wealth of source materials, particularly administrative manuals, revenue records and court chronicles that went into the making of the text, helped enforce a new rigour into medieval Indian studies. However, Habib does not take note of these challenges in this revised edition. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and muughal. It has been out of print and a new edition was long overdue, revised or otherwise. Preface Excerpts from Preface to the First Edition 1.

When the first edition of the book under review appeared init was a historic event for Mughal studies.

aystem The first edition of this book, published inpresented a mass of critically analyzed material on the agrarian condition of pre-colonial India–a subject which until then had received little attention. While the sequence and titles of the chapters remain the same, the chapter on the village community has been modified and enlarged considerably.

The Agrarian System of Mughal India: 1556-1707

Skip to main content. User Review – Flag as inappropriate The 1 book by unranked habib. This book provides agraruan comprehensive account of land revenue, administration, agrarian economy, and social structure in India during the Mughal period. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. The Land Revenue 7.


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Academic Skip agraian main content. Yet, the author is keen on maintaining that the land revenue was a retrogressive tax pp. Biological and Cultural Consequences of Alfred W. Click here to sign up.

To be sure, he does take on Moreland at many places and there are minor expostulations against Moosvi and Saran but no sense of wading through a thickly contested historiographic terrain. Many of its key findings, particularly those concerning administrative institutions and the position This is followed by an attempt to weave through an all India pattern for the entire length of the period from mid sixteenth century to early eighteenth century.

Hostages in the Middle Ages Adam J. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Including a comprehensive bibliography, descriptive index, illustrations, and maps, this book is a compulsory read for students, teachers, and scholars of medieval India particularly those interested in agrarian systems.