India: A Commercial History Perspective

  • Rajesh Kumar
  • Anand Kumar Sethi


If we accept the conventional definition of the term “Globalization” to mean the movement of goods, services, and knowledge across geographical and political boundaries across large parts of the globe, or that goods, services, knowledge, and finance available in one part of the world are also increasingly made available elsewhere, then India would arguably qualify as the very first globalized economy in the history of the world.


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