By Arupjyoti Saikia

Addressing a tremendous hole within the historiography of recent Assam, this booklet strains the really unexplored yet profound alterations within the agrarian panorama of past due- and post-colonial Assam that have been instrumental within the making of contemporary Assamese peasantry and rural politics. It discusses the altering kin among a number of sections of peasantry, nation, landed gentry, and politics of other ideological colours — nationalist, communist and socialist — and exhibits how a basically agrarian query pertaining to peasantry got here to occupy the centre degree within the nationalist politics of the country. it is going to particularly curiosity students of background, agrarian and peasant reviews, sociology, and modern politics, as additionally these fascinated with Northeast India.

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