The World of the Weaver in Northern Coromandel, C.1750-c.1850
This Study Is Essentially An Attempt To Examine At The Level Of The Locality. The Total History Of The Weavers Of Northern Coromandel During A Period When India Was Being Incorporated Into The Modern World Economic System. It Examines, Through A Holistic Perspective, The Cultural, Economic, Political, And Social Environment In Which The Weavers Functioned, Which Was Governed At The Macro-Level By Their Engagement With The Colonial State. The Intersecting Of The Several Spheres Determining The Weavers Work Environment Reflect The Integral Nature Of Their Society.
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THREE The Social World of the Weaver
FOUR The Production of Textiles
FIVE Structural Changes in the Weaving World
Six Textile Traders in the Northern Coromandel
SEVEN Agitations in the Northern Coromandel
EIGHT External Influences on the Weaving World
agrarian Andhra Andhra Pradesh Anthony Sadleir Arasaratnam Bania Banjaras Bengal Board of Revenue Board of Trade Branfil caste chay root chintz Circars collected Collector colonial Commercial Resident Company Weavers Company's investment copdars cotton Court of Directors cultivation Delhi Devangas East India Company eighteenth century European export fabric Godavari district Government groups gumastahs Guntur district head weavers Hyderabad Ibid important Indian Textile Ingeram and Maddepollam kalamkari Kistna land long cloth loom tax Maddepollam factories Madras Presidency Mangalagiri markets Masulipatnam district mocaums Mogul merchants mootahs Naick northern Coromandel region number of looms Padma Sales Palakollu Palanadu Pariah Peddapuram Persian Petition piece-goods Pieces Price Value political Price Value Pieces private traders punjum cloth Rajahmundry Romals rupees salempores social SriVaishnavism structures Swarnalatha Telugu textile economy textile trade thread traditional Value Pieces Price Virasaivism Visakhapatnam district washermen weavers weaving centres weaving communities weaving villages weaving world yarn zamindars