Stages of capital : law, culture, and market governance in late colonial India

Birla, Ritu, 1965-

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  • Creator Ritu Birla
  • Format Books
  • Publication Durham : Duke University Press, 2009.
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 346 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780822342458, 0822342456, 9780822342687, 0822342685
  • OCLC ocn265074824

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [307]-328) and index.

Contents

  • The proper swindle : commercial and financial legislation of the 1880s -- Capitalism's idolatry : the law of charitable trusts, mortmain, and the firm as -- Family, c. 1870/1920 -- For general public utility : sovereignty, philanthropy, and market governance -- 1890/1920 -- Hedging bets : speculation, gambling, and market ethics, 1890/1930 -- Economic agents, cultural subjects : gender, the joint family, and the making of -- Capitalist subjects, 1900/1940 -- Conclusion : colonial modernity and the social worlds of capital
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