• Geography
  • Published 2016

1930-1943: Agrarian Transformation and the Famine in Bengal

@inproceedings{Paul201619301943AT,
  title={1930-1943: Agrarian Transformation and the Famine in Bengal},
  author={Saumik Paul},
  year={2016}
}
Since the advent of British rule in 1765, the colony of Bengal, once hailed as the most fertile and prosperous region of India, witnessed numerous incidents of food shortages. Apart from the supply and demand side factors are typically associated with a food shortage at an escalated or disastrous level (famine), the role of persistent and long-term factors is also critical. This paper, both qualitatively and quantitatively, provides a deeper understanding of the process of agrarian… CONTINUE READING

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