Course Image Economic History of 19th Century India

The 19th Century was a period of economic exploitation and colonial domination in India. It was a period when Indian economy fell behind the Western nations. The people of India suffered from abject poverty. This course is developed to help the students understand the impact of colonial rule on the Indian Economy. It tries to understand the structural changes initiated by colonial rule in the Indian economy. It will help students understand the impact of colonial rule in context of the country’s economic history.

After completion of the course, the students will ...

1:  Understand the nature of Indian Economic history

2: Explain the 18th Century Debate

3: Understand the impact of Agrarian settlements of British on the peasants

4: Know the concept of De-industrialization

5: Understand the role of Colonial state

6: Examine the changing nature of Indian trade