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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (4): 799–806.
Published: 01 August 1970
... a following of mansabdars who were loyal to himself. Since many of the smaller and/or less efficient zamindars were unable to pay the increased revenue demand, they lost their zamindaris. Consequently, the pattern of many relatively small zamindaris was replaced by one of relatively few and much larger...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (1): 75–112.
Published: 01 February 1997
...K. Sivaramakrishnan Abstract During the period from 1795 to 1850, the East India Company Raj in India viewed forests chiefly as limiting agriculture. In Bengal, forested lands, classified as wastelands, had been included in zamindari (landlord) estates (Ribbentrop 1900, 60). Colonial administrators...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (4): 636–637.
Published: 01 August 1956
... A. Freydig review recent land tenure legislation in the north India state of Uttar Pradesh. Moore, an economist, is interested in the economic consequences of zamindari abolition; Freydig, a political scientist, is concerned with the legislative history of the state's zamindari abolition act and the party...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (4): 635–636.
Published: 01 August 1956
... consequences of zamindari abolition; Freydig, a political scientist, is concerned with the legislative history of the state's zamindari abolition act and the party battle which accompanied the act's passage. The authors' collaboration was mutually informing and the monograph which draws on the material...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (2): 586–588.
Published: 01 May 1998
... and increasingly foreclosed zamindaris. Yet, in the colonial legal order, rajas were no longer even able to control the management of the major Hindu temples traditionally one central arena for the propagation of kingly honor and status. Frustrated by these constraints, the former rajas endeavored to seek...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 40 (4): 827–828.
Published: 01 August 1981
... by thirty or fewer families (p. 189)- Finally, at least one-third of the transferred lands may have been bought by other landlords, with the remainder going to government and zamindari employees and to merchants (p. 158). Thus, the major losers were the great landed families who were concentrated in western...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (2): 363–364.
Published: 01 February 1966
... of Pittsburgh We might have hoped that coverage could A Study of Land Reforms in Uttar Pradesh. have been extended at least to i960, since it By BALJIT SINGH and SHRIDHAR MISRA. 364 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES Honolulu: East-West Center Press, 1964. xxi, 266, Index. $5.00. The Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (2): 364–365.
Published: 01 February 1966
..., 266, Index. $5.00. The Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition and Land Reforms Act of 1951 was one of the earliest and, in some ways, the most carefully constructed of the measures of land reform passed in post-Independence India. Professors Baljit Singh and Shridhar Misra have provided a rigorous...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (1): 61–90.
Published: 01 February 2006
... Delhi : Asian Educational Services . Price Pamela G. 1979 a. “ Rajadharma in Ramnad: Land Litigation and Largess .” Contributions to Indian Sociology , n.s., 13 ( 2 ): 207 –39. Price Pamela G. 1979 b. “Resources and Rule in Zamindari South India, 1802–1903: Sivagangai and Ramnad...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1983) 42 (4): 988–989.
Published: 01 August 1983
... century, there was plenty of land to be had if one was willing to clear it. The frontier in Bengal did not close till the 1890s. Indeed, one has only to recall Romesh Chunder Dutt's glowing view of the benefits of Zamindari in the 1890s to realize how rapidly Bengal turned from a prosperous agricultural...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 319–321.
Published: 01 February 2010
... exclusion of other women from the status of wife: “Thus, women seeking property and political authority could best assert their claims before the courts by questioning the propriety, sexual respectability, and claims of wifehood made by other zamindari women” (p. 43). It was the discredited...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 24 (2): 261–281.
Published: 01 February 1965
... happen in the district which did not concern the Collector. The European elite of Guntur during the Company period was almost exclusively official, mostly staff provided to make up for what the Collector lacked in energy and knowledge. Guntur was listed as a "settled" (zamindari) district, although...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 511–513.
Published: 01 May 2021
... on group boundaries and foresee all ethnic mobilizers building solidary communities to maximize political influence. Ranked mobilization is said to have been highest in rural and indirectly ruled areas and where colonial officials gathered taxes through landlords ( zamindari ) rather than from peasants...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 871–872.
Published: 01 August 1999
... main interest is the impact of cotton cultivation on this region as a whole. Chitta Panda's work emphasizes the idea that the zamindars, despite being collaborators, did not prosper under colonial rule. To document this decline he concentrates on one aspect of zamindari power: the ability to collect...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (4): 910–911.
Published: 01 November 1988
... the question of agrarian uprisings in northern India. Using Persian sources, Alam provides important evidence about the nature, sources, constituency, and political as well as social significance of zamindari rebellions. He argues that, far from contributing to economic decline and chaos, zamindari rebellion...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (4): 951–954.
Published: 01 August 1970
... reason than the papers already discussed. Dr. Raychaudhuri's paper, based in part on personal recollections and family papers, can be called a "case study." It illuminates a number of interesting aspects of the zamindari system, with its bewildering sub-tenures, as it operated in one portion of that part...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (3): 776–777.
Published: 01 August 2005
... and control of forest resources became a ashpoint. Land and resource issues in India have a long history of association with zamindari. However, the Gond view of human and natural ecology never recognized any proprietary title to the soil on the part of the zamindars, so for a long time there has been...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (4): 665–675.
Published: 01 August 1967
... the village is held by a single zamindar or group of co-sharers, in which case one \hewat entry suffices for the whole village. Since the enactment of zamindari abolition in 1951 the Government has ceased to maintain \hewat records. The kjiatouni is the basic record of cultivating rights. It contains the name...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 872–874.
Published: 01 August 1999
..., despite being collaborators, did not prosper under colonial rule. To document this decline he concentrates on one aspect of zamindari power: the ability to collect and enhance rent. Looking at the fate of the big zamindari families over a century and a half, the author BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 873...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (3): 774–776.
Published: 01 August 2005
..., amla and sitaphal fruit, lac, and various medicinal plants. It is here that the themes of history and culture collided in the 1990s, when access and control of forest resources became a ashpoint. Land and resource issues in India have a long history of association with zamindari. However, the Gond...