The Great Depression and Indian Industry: Changing Interpretations and Changing Perceptions

  title={The Great Depression and Indian Industry: Changing Interpretations and Changing Perceptions},
  author={Colin Simmons},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  pages={585 - 623}
  • C. Simmons
  • Published 1 July 1987
  • History
  • Modern Asian Studies
To what extent was the underdeveloped world caught up in the vortex of the Great Depression? Did the crisis of 1929–33 leave a particular imprint upon the course of the economic history of the Third World during the inter-war period? Can the years spanning this quinquennium be fairly regarded as constituting a distinctive phase within the broader perspective of much longer-run trends? These questions, together with a whole host of related issues concerning the experience of particular areas… 
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