India reading

Hugh Rodwell m-14970 at mailbox.swipnet.se
Sun Apr 7 11:39:54 MDT 1996


Louis P writes:

>Another book I would highly recommend is "People's History of England".
>The author is a CPer and a terrific historian, but I can't recall his name.
>While the book is mainly a study of how capitalism developed within England,
>the chapters on colonialism will give you a vivid sense of how England
>underdeveloped India (in the sense of Walter Rodney's "How Europe
>Underdeveloped Africa.")


The author is A.L. Morton.

The copy I've got is the second edition, Lawrence & Wishart, London 1945.

The book has a motto taken from William Morris:

        Ill would Change be at Whiles, were it not
        for the Change beyond the Change.

Cheers,

Hugh




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