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Farmers And Rulers State Intervention In The 19th Century Deccan Country Side


  • Neeraj Hatekar



After the British conquest of the Deccan, the new government was faced with the task of working out a viable land revenue system. Robert Keith Pringle who was a student of Malthus, tried to apply Ricardian theory of rent to several villages. The experiment was by and large a failure. This paper is an attempt to analyse Pringle's experiment and understand the causes of its failure. Mumbai University Econoics Department WP No. 95/3

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  • Neeraj Hatekar, 2007. "Farmers And Rulers State Intervention In The 19th Century Deccan Country Side," Working Papers id:920, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:920 Note: Institutional Papers

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    Deccan; British; Pringle; Malthus; Ricado; Ricardian; villages; rent;

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