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Existence, Identity And Mobilization-The Cotton Millworkers Of Bombay, 1890-1919
 
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Author : Shashi Bhushan Upadhyay
Publisher : Manohar
ISBN# : 81-7304-529-1
Pages : 238
Price :INR 425
Offer Price:INR 378
 
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This work is concerned with the early history of labour in the Bombay cotton textile industry. It takes into account various facets of workers lives economic as well as social, cultural and political and emphasizes, both the uniqueness and commonness of the worker`s experiences with relation to the rest of the population. The author begins with a structural outline of the industry, its history and demographic senilities. The long hours of work, the struggle to reduce them, ventilation, wages housing, liquor consumption, diseases and indebtedness are discussed with reference to various points of view of workers, of mill owners, of colonial officials of social workers and of nationalists.
 
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