ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Hamza Alavi

India and the Colonial Mode of Production

The debate on whether (and if so, how) Indian agriculture has moved from a feudal mode of production to a capitalist mode of production has been a long and a vexed one. EPW brings you this essay by Hamza Alavi, that has been at the centre of this debate, on the colonial mode of production and the structural specificity that distinguishes it from both feudalism and capitalism in the metropolis.