Associate Professor of History
Phone: 603-646-2145, 603-646-2545
Hinman Box: HB 6107
- B.A. State University of New York at Binghamton; Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise
- History of India; labor history of India; colonialism
- “The Colonial Transition in South Asia, 1780-1840,” with I. Barrow, Modern Asian Studies , co-edited Special Issue, 38 (July 2004), 469-478.
- “Artisans and the Shaping of Labour Regimes in Urban Gujarat, 1600-1960,” in Development and Deprivation in Gujarat: In Honour of Jan Breman , G. Shah, M. Rutten, and H. Streefkerk (eds.), (2003) 77-95.
- “Large-Scale Mills and Small-Scale Workshops: Reconsidering the History of the Textile Industry in Western India, 1852-1947,” in XIII Economic History Congress: Buenos Aires 23-26 July 2002 , Proceedings CD-ROM form, (2002).
- “Artisan Cloth-Producers and the Emergence of Powerloom Manufacture in Western India,” Past and Present , 172 (August 2001) 170-198.
- “Just Like a Family? Recalling the Relations of Production in the Textile Industries of Surat and Bhiwandi,” Contributions to Indian Sociology , XXXIII, 1 and 2 (1999) 141-170. Also in The Worlds of Industrial Labour , J. P. Parry, J. Breman, and K. Kapadia (eds.), 141-170.
- “The Labour Process in the Bombay Handloom Industry;” “Industrial Labor and Wages, 1800-1947”