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Trends in Economic History

Of late, a trend among economic historians seems to be to marginalise the importance of colonialism and its legacy in the making of the modern world. The consequence of this exercise in the Indian scenario is to disregard the obvious links between underdevelopment/poverty and imperial policy. But how factual are these revisionist trends and to what extent do they disregard the plethora of literature on colonial rule?

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