`Based on meticulous research in India and Britan, including interviews with leading participants. The Introduction, in particular, provides a very useful summary of recent research on the historic economic relationship between India and the United Kingdom.... This volume should be of interest to a wide readership' - The Economic History ReviewThis book describes and analyzes the emergence and evolution of the Indian capitalist class and its relationship with imperialism and nationalism. It also provides a comprehensive economic history of colonial India in the first half of the 20th century. Based on extensive empirical data, this is the first detailed, thoroughly researched and comprehensive account of the position of the Indian capitalist class.
IntroductionThe Politico-Ideological DimensionFinance and Monetary Policy I1926-28Finance and Monetary Policy II1929-39Finance and Monetary Policy IIIThe War and AfterTariffs, Trade and Industry I1916-30Tariffs, Trade and Industry II1932-36Tariffs, Trade and Industry III1936-39Tariffs, Trade and Industry IV1939-47Foreign CapitalPlanning and Public SectorConcluding Remarks