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

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Tenancy and Mode of Production

Aparajita Chakraborty This paper examines the significance of tenancy as a relation of production in agriculture and, in that process, criticises the widespread, almost universal, assumption in Indian writing on the question that tenancy is necessarily and integrally a characteristic of pre-capitalist relations, often described by sections of the Left as 'semi-feudal'.

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