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Parsi Seths as Entrepreneurs, 1750-1850

Amalendu Guha This paper traces the growth of the Parsi business community over a period of 100 years till 1850. The author suggests that in the favourable circumstances then prevailing, a modern shipbuilding industry should have been me natural outcome of Parsi enterprise but for the hostility of the then ruling power Which by discouraging the incipient shipbuilding and navigation industry halted and distorted a potential industrialisation process.

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