ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Assam A Colonial Hinterland

Tilottoma Misra This article argues that there has been a systematic exploitation of the rich resources of Assam, before 1947 by the colonial rulers, and since then by the Indian State and Indian capitalists who have continued the colonial tradition. It details some of the features of this exploitation in the extractive industries of oil, tea, jute and forest products.

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