The Agrarian System of Mughal India: 1556-1707

The Agrarian System of Mughal India: 1556-1707

About The Book :

The Agrarian System of Mughal India: 1556-1707 (Oxford India Perennials Series) is a comprehensive guide about agricultural practices in the Mughal era and the ways in which it impacted the economy.

The book provides an exhaustive study on the social structure of the country. The book provides us with a lot of data and details about the revenue systems, administration and the agrarian economy in general. It dissects various other prevailing conditions like technology and agricultural techniques used by farmers. The book also takes a view on the trade of agricultural produce and the condition of the peasantry. The author has done a lot of research to come up with details regarding the zamindari system, revenues and grants system and the agrarian crisis during the Mughal reign.

The author also provides extensive information on land measurement techniques, coinages, revenue statistics and price movements. The book also comes with detailed indices, maps and other illustrations, thus making it an suitable for students, researchers and other scholars learning about medieval India.

Written by Irfan Habib, The Agrarian System of Mughal India: 1556-1707 establishes all that prevailed in the agricultural during the Mughal era. The third edition of this book was published by OUP in 2013 and is available in paperback format.

Book Details:

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press; 3rd edition (7 November 2013)
  • Price : 625/-
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 584 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0198077424
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0198077428

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