The Making of an Indian Ocean World-Economy, 1250–1650

Princes, Paddy fields, and Bazaars

  • Authors
  • Ravi Palat

Part of the Palgrave Series in Indian Ocean World Studies book series (IOWS)

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Introduction

To counter Eurocentric notions of long-term historical change, Wet Rice Cultivation and the Emergence of the Indian Ocean draws upon the histories of societies based on wet-rice cultivation to chart an alternate pattern of social evolution and state formation and traces inter-state linkages and the growth of commercialization without capitalism.

Keywords

growth India society

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137562265
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-57646-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-56226-5
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