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The global world of Indian merchants, 1750-1947 [electronic resource] : traders of Sind from Bukhara to Panama / Claude Markovits.

By: Markovits, Claude.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge studies in Indian history and society: 6.Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (xv, 327 p.) : maps.ISBN: 0511018606 (electronic bk.); 9780511018602 (electronic bk.); 0511050542; 9780511050541; 0511116888 (electronic bk.); 9780511116889 (electronic bk.); 9780521622851 (hbk.); 0521622859 (hbk.).Subject(s): Shik�arpur (Pakistan) -- Commerce -- History | Hyderabad (India) -- Commerce -- History | Sindhi (South Asian people) -- Commerce -- History | India -- Commerce -- History | Pakistan -- Commerce -- History | Hyderabad (India) -- Commerce -- History | Shikarpur (Pakistan) -- Commerce -- History | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- Marketing | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- Trade & Tariffs | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- General | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Exports & ImportsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Global world of Indian merchants, 1750-1947.DDC classification: 382/.095491/8 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Maps; Tables; Acknowledgements; Glossary; Introduction; 1 South Asian merchant networks; 2 The regional context: Sind economy and society, c. 1750 ... 1950; 3 The Gate of Khorrassan: the Shikarpuri network, c. 1750 ... 1947; 4 From Kobe to Panama: the Sindworkies of Hyderabad; 5 Patterns of circulation and business organization in two merchant networks; 6 The business of the Sind merchants; 7 The politics of merchant networks; 8 Community and gender in two merchant networks; 9 Epilogue: the Sindhi diaspora after 1947; Conclusion.
Summary: The book charts the development of merchant communities in the province of Sind from the pre-colonial period, through colonial conquest, to independence. Describing how they came to negotiate trade throughout the world, the book throws light on the nature of these diasporas in their interaction with the global economy.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-319) and index.

Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Maps; Tables; Acknowledgements; Glossary; Introduction; 1 South Asian merchant networks; 2 The regional context: Sind economy and society, c. 1750 ... 1950; 3 The Gate of Khorrassan: the Shikarpuri network, c. 1750 ... 1947; 4 From Kobe to Panama: the Sindworkies of Hyderabad; 5 Patterns of circulation and business organization in two merchant networks; 6 The business of the Sind merchants; 7 The politics of merchant networks; 8 Community and gender in two merchant networks; 9 Epilogue: the Sindhi diaspora after 1947; Conclusion.

The book charts the development of merchant communities in the province of Sind from the pre-colonial period, through colonial conquest, to independence. Describing how they came to negotiate trade throughout the world, the book throws light on the nature of these diasporas in their interaction with the global economy.

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