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The vagrant peasant

agrarian distress and desertion in Bengal, 1770-1830
  • 196 Pages
  • 1.64 MB
  • English
F. Steiner , Wiesbaden
Agricultural laborers -- India -- Bengal -- History, Land tenure -- India -- Bengal -- History, Famines -- India -- Bengal -- History, Peasantry -- India -- Bengal -- History, Bengal (India) -- Rural condi


Bengal (India), India, B

Statementvon Aditee Nag Chowdhury-Zilly.
SeriesBeiträge zur Südasienforschung ;, Bd. 71
LC ClassificationsHD1537.I4 N327 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 196 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2328183M
ISBN 103515038558
LC Control Number86214350

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Very bleak story set in 's Communist China. The book follows the lives of several people living in the town of Muddy River in the aftermath of an execution. The person executed was a young woman who had been a counterrevolutionary and had spent ten years in prison.

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This book was on the "reading list" of influences that Anthony Marra (author of the Chechen influenced "Constellation of Vital Phenomena") which Marra outlined as influential to his writing.

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PETER NEWMAN is the author of the critically acclaimed, award-winning Vagrant Trilogy: The Vagrant, The Malice, The sometimes pretends to be a butler for the Tea and Jeopardy podcast, which he co-writes and for which he won a Hugo Award in His first book, The Vagrant, won the David Gemmell Morningstar Award in for best Fantasy Debut of the Year.

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Unlike today, there was no Welfare State to help out those who had fallen on hard times. The poorer, heavily taxed peasants of the United Cities. Many live in shacks on the edges of towns, working farms for a little bit of money to survive.

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"The Peasant and the Cucumbers" by Leo Tolstoy (trans. by Leo Wiener) A peasant once went to the gardener's, to steal cucumbers.

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