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Author Adas, Michael, 1943-

Title State, market, and peasant in colonial south and southeast Asia / Michael Adas.

Published Aldershot, Hampshire, Great Britain ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.56330959 ADAS    CLMS RETD
Physical description 346 pages in various pagings : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Variorum collected studies series ; CS616.
Collected studies ; CS616.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Peasant Resistance: From Footdragging to Rebellion. I. From Avoidance to Confrontation: Peasant Protest in Precolonial and Colonial Southeast Asia. II. From Footdragging to Flight: The Evasive History of Peasant Avoidance Protest in South and Southeast Asia. III. 'Moral Economy' or 'Contest State'?: Elite Demands and the Origins of Peasant Protest in Southeast Asia. IV. Tactics versus Strategies in Peasant Protest Response. V. Bandits, Monks and Pretender Kings: Patterns of Peasant Resistance and Protest in Colonial Burma, 1826-1941. VI. Concepts of Moral Economy and the Study of Commercialization in South Asia. VII. South Asian Resistance in Comparative Perspective. VIII. Peasant Movements and Millenarianism -- Colonialism, Capitalism and Peasant Responses. IX. Imperialist Rhetoric and Modern Historiography: The Case of Lower Burma before and after Conquest. X. The Village and State in Vietnam and Burma: An Open and Shut Case.
XI. Colonization, Commercial Agriculture, and the Destruction of the Deltaic Rainforest of British Burma in the Late Nineteenth-Century. XII. The Ryotwari in Lower Burma: The Establishment and Decline of a Peasant Proprietor System. XIII. Immigrant Asians and the Economic Impact of European Imperialism: The Role of the South Indian Chettiars in British Burma. XIV. The Annex of the Raj: The Anglo-Indian Interlude in Burmese History c. 1826-1941. XV. Ethnic Pluralism and Conflict on the Frontiers of South Asian Migration. XVI. Market Demand Versus Imperial Control: Colonial Contradictions and the Origins of Agrarian Protest in South and Southeast Asia.
Subject Peasant uprisings -- Asia -- History.
Peasant uprisings -- Southeast Asia -- History.
Peasants -- Asia -- History.
Peasants -- Southeast Asia -- History.
ISBN 086078696X (alk. paper)