Postcolonial Developments: Agriculture in the Making of Modern India

@inproceedings{Gupta1998PostcolonialDA,
  title={Postcolonial Developments: Agriculture in the Making of Modern India},
  author={Akhil Gupta},
  year={1998}
}
  • Akhil Gupta
  • Published 1998
  • Political Science
  • This definitive study brings together recent critiques of development and work in postcolonial studies to explore what the postcolonial condition has meant to rural people in the Third World. Focusing on local-level agricultural practices in India since the “green revolution” of the 1960s, Akhil Gupta challenges the dichotomy of “developed” and “underdeveloped,” as well as the notion of a monolithic postcolonial condition. In so doing, he advances discussions of modernity in the Third World and… CONTINUE READING
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