Untitled Document
Hello Guest
Contact Us


.
0 Books
Untitled Document

       Agrarian Studies
       Ambedkar
       Ancient History
       Anthropology
       Art / Architecture / Archaeology
       Auto Biographies
       Career/profession
       Central Asia
       Cinema
       Civil Society
       Colonialism
       Cultural Studies
       Dalits
       Defence & Strategic Studies
       Diaspora
       Disability
       Economic History
       Environment / Ecology
       Fiction
       Folklore
       Food Science
       Gender
       Globalisation
       Hinduism
       History Of Medicine
       History Of Science And Technology
       Identity
       International Relations
       Islam
       Jainism
       Literature / Language / Linguistics
       Maritime History
       Marketing
       Medieval History
       Meditation
       Modern History
       Narrative History
       Nepal
       Numismatics
       Pakistan
       Parenting
       Partition
       Performing Arts
       Policy Studies
       Politics
       Postmodernism
       Poultry
       Psychoanalysis
       Race Relations
       Reference
       Religion & Philosophy
       Rituals
       Sikhism
       Social History
       Sociology
       Southeastasia
       Sri Lanka
       Sufism
       Terrorism
       Tibet
       Tribals

 


Customercare














Title : The History and Status of Londlords and Tenants in the United Provinces (India)
Author : S. N. A. Jafri
Edition : HardBack
ISBN : 9789390729821
Pages : 455 p.
Year of Pub : 2021 ( 1st Published in 1931 )
Price : Rs 1,750.00
   
 
 
The peasants have always had a significant role to play in the economic, social and political structure of a country. They have attracted the attention of economists, historians, sociologists and anthropologists. Scholars in these fields have been looking for contemporary literature in their search for more information about various aspects of rural life.
S.N.A. Jafri’s book The History and Status of Landlords and Tenants in the United Provinces (India) was first published in 1931. It deals with the North West Provinces of Agra and the region of Oudh (present day Uttar Pradesh) where the tenant question had a complicated and complex history. These regions witnessed a number of peasant upsurges during 1857-1931.
The book gives a vivid description of rural life in the United Provinces. The author has discussed the changing status of the cultivator brought about by constant and judicious legislation to a position of some security.
He also deals with the miseries of the cultivator and observes with ‘regret that the general outlook of the life of an agriculturist has changed very little from what it was in the past ages’.
The book is divided into two parts with twenty-one chapters altogether. It describes the origin of the revenue system and traces its history from the earliest times to the British period; the revenue settlements in Agra and Oudh; assessment and the legal status of the tenantry; administrative machinery to safeguard tenures; indebtedness and taxation; methods of irrigation; village sanitation; medical relief; education and various aspects related to rural economy and village uplift.
The book also deals with village communities taking into account the daily life and habits of agriculturists; social customs and manners; re­creation and amusement in the countryside; peasant songs and poetry; and questions related to village autonomy.
The author has given substantial data such as budgeting in the peasant families, etc. – data which is much needed to explore the economic con­dition of the people.
About the Author
S.N.A. Jafri, an advocate, had direct contact with both landlords and tenants through his profession. The present work is a result of his relationship with these two social classes enriched by an evaluation of the available official and non-official source material on the subject.

 

Untitled Document

MANOHAR
 

 

Manohar Publishers & Distributors

4753/23 Ansari Road, Daryaganj,
New Delhi - 110002, India
Tel - 91-11-23284848, 23289100


     
     
About Books Others

- Manohar Publishers & Distributors
- Manohar Book Service
- Publish with Us

- Media

- Latest from Manohar
- Forthcoming Titles
- Routledge India Originals
- New Arrivals from Abroad
- Manohar Exclusives
- Reprint Titles


- Login
- New User Registration
- View Cart
- Contact Us

© 2016, Manohar Publishers & Distributors

Website Developed by WEBNET INTERNATIONAL