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By Indrajit Ray

This e-book seeks to enlighten gray parts of business historiography. even though Bengal industries have been globally dominant at the eve of the commercial revolution, no distinct literature is offered approximately their later process improvement. a chain of questions are thinking about it. Did these industries decline in the course of the spells of British business revolution? If definite, what have been their purposes? If now not, the overall interest is: On which advantages may well these industries live on opposed to the percentages of the technological revolution? a radical dialogue on those concerns additionally clears up one other quarter of dispute with regards to the prevalence of deindustrialization in Bengal, and the validity of 2 competing hypotheses on it, viz. i) the mainstream speculation of marketplace mess ups, and ii) the neo-marxian speculation of imperialistic nation interventions.

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