EP15 - Agrarian Change and Peasant Struggles in Colonial Pakistan (Punjab and NWFP) ft. Kasim Tirmizey and Shozab Raza
When capitalist colonialism reshaped the landscape and agrarian relations in South Asia, how did peasants — those who tilled the land — respond? Often, they did so through resistance, including by joining movements that were led by radicals inspired by socialist and communist ideals. What was the link between changing agrarian political economy and social and political movements of the peasantry in colonial West Punjab and North-West Frontier Province (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)?
Music by Zobu.