In order to understand the background of the labour movements in South Asia or the plight of workers, here are some books to add to your reading list.
The book traces the transformative impact that the opium trade had on India, China, Britain and the United States, with profound long-term consequences for the birth of the modern world, and of contemporary globalism.
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Shorn of its sacred grandeur the Padma has embraced its secularised and earthier image with some muscularity, audacity and flair.
“I got the courage to start writing and felt that, if the market practices and regulations of a particular issue are in one place it may help the bankers, customers as well as students”, the author writes.
The book explores our inability at the level of literature, history, and politics to grasp the scale and violence of climate change.