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Miners and Millhands

Miners and Millhands
Work, Culture and Politics in Princely Mysore

First Edition

July 1998 | 330 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
This pioneering work is a comparative study of the work processes, culture and politics of two major centres of industrial production in Princely Mysore - Bangalore and the Kolar Gold Fields - in the first half of the twentieth century. Janaki Nair develops a unique perspective on the relations of power and authority which were forged in a princely state under colonial rule.
Dangerous Labour
Crime, Work and Punishment

Visions of Plenitude in the Margins of Subsistence
Representing Labour
The Strike of 1930

Political Worlds of Workers
Production Regimes and Cultural Processes
Labouring Lives in the City
Learning to Strike
The Seductions of Nationalism

`This book is well written....It is a must for readers and students of South Asian labour history as well as comparitive history' - Contempory South Asia

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ISBN: 9780761992516