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The Resource India's new capitalists : caste, business, and industry in a modern nation, Harish Damodaran ; foreword by Nandan Nilekani

India's new capitalists : caste, business, and industry in a modern nation, Harish Damodaran ; foreword by Nandan Nilekani

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India's new capitalists : caste, business, and industry in a modern nation
Title
India's new capitalists
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caste, business, and industry in a modern nation
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Harish Damodaran ; foreword by Nandan Nilekani
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eng
Summary
Business in India was traditionally the preserve of certain 'Bania' communities clubbed under the Vaishya order of the classical Hindu four-order social hierarchy. The term 'Bania' even acquired a generic connotation referring to any village moneylender, grocer, wholesaler or large factory owner. But more recently, the picture has changed with the entry of businessmen from castes with predominantly scribal/administrative background (Brahimins, Khatris, Kayasthas) or with roots in farming and allied activities (Kammas, Patidars, Gounders, Nadars, etc). 'India's new capitalists' traces the modern-day evolution of business communities in India and captures the rise of new entrepreneurial groups with no established pedigree of trading of banking. The book also contains 15 individual case studies that embellish the general findings--
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index present
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non fiction
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Nilekani, Nandan
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  • Business enterprises
  • Business enterprises
  • Commerce
  • Commerce
  • Capitalism
  • Capitalism
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India's new capitalists : caste, business, and industry in a modern nation, Harish Damodaran ; foreword by Nandan Nilekani
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [319]-330) and index
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Contents
Introduction -- The old merchant communities -- Brahmins, Khatris and Babus -- Kammas, Reddys and Rajus -- Kongunad Naidus and Gounders -- Nadars and Ezhavas -- Patidars and Marathas -- The paradox of northern farming communities -- A note on the minorities -- Conclusion
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FIEb17667331
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxii, 341 pages
Isbn
9780230205079
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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  • n
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  • 016722944
  • (Uk)014595514
  • (OCoLC)225819986
Label
India's new capitalists : caste, business, and industry in a modern nation, Harish Damodaran ; foreword by Nandan Nilekani
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [319]-330) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction -- The old merchant communities -- Brahmins, Khatris and Babus -- Kammas, Reddys and Rajus -- Kongunad Naidus and Gounders -- Nadars and Ezhavas -- Patidars and Marathas -- The paradox of northern farming communities -- A note on the minorities -- Conclusion
Control code
FIEb17667331
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxii, 341 pages
Isbn
9780230205079
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 016722944
  • (Uk)014595514
  • (OCoLC)225819986

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