Merchants, Traders, Entrepreneurs

Indian Business in the Colonial Era

  • Authors
  • Claude Markovits

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Business and Politics

  3. Entrepreneurship and Society

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Claude Markovits
      Pages 105-127
    3. Claude Markovits
      Pages 152-166
  4. Merchant Networks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. Claude Markovits
      Pages 253-270
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 271-292

About this book


This book deals with three main aspects of the history of Indian business: The relationship between business and politics, the position of merchants and businessmen in the economy and society of late colonial India, and how particular merchant networks extended the range of their operations to the entire subcontinent and the wider world.


Asia Asian history business economy entrepreneur entrepreneurship India network networks science and technology trader

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2008
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-30234-5
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-59486-9
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Finance, Business & Banking