Monday, November 12, 2012

Modern World System and Indian Proto-Industrialization: Bengal 1650-1800,



This book is an interesting account of an important concept proto-industrialization originated by Mendels. Before factory system took over production of manufactured items, there was rural industrialization that produced good amount of manufactured production.

See the Google book link for the book by Abhay Kumar Singh.
You can preview good number of pages

http://books.google.co.in/books?id=WwNUblS-jpwC


A letter by Mendels
http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/1984/oct/25/proto-industrialization/

The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith



Electronic Classics Series publication. Editor Jim Manis. Pennsylvania State Univerisity Hazleton. Available from PSU website as pdf file.

http://www2.hn.psu.edu/faculty/jmanis/adam-smith/Wealth-Nations.pdf

File offered free by the series editors and PSU. But copy right exists for cover page 2005.

Google Book Link
http://books.google.co.in/books/about/The_Wealth_of_Nations.html?id=rBiqT86BGQEC

Library of Economics and Liberty - Online Copy
http://www.econlib.org/library/Smith/smWNApp.html