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Stages of capital : law, culture, and market governance in late colonial India / Ritu Birla.

By: Birla, Ritu, 1965-.
Publisher: Durham ; New Delhi : Duke University Press ; Orient BlackSwan, 2009 [reprinted 2011]Description: xi, 346 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9788125041467; 9780822342687 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780822342458 (cl : alk. paper).Subject(s): Rule of law -- India | India -- Politics and government -- 1857-1919 | India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947 | India -- Economic policy | Great Britain -- Colonies -- Economic policyDDC classification: 330.954035
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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Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-328) and index.

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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