ROBB, Peter. British/New Zealander, b. 1945. Genres: Area studies, History. Career: London University, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, professor (history of India), 1971-. Publications: The Government of India and Reform: Policies Towards Politics and the Constitution, 1916-1921, 1976; The Evolution of British Policy Towards Indian Politics, 1880-1920: Essays on Colonial Attitudes, Imperial Strategies, and Bihar, 1992; Ancient Rights and Future Comfort. Bihar, the Bengal Tenancy Act of 1885, and British Rule in India, 1997; A History of India, 2002. EDITOR: (with D. Taylor) Rule, Protest, Identity: Aspects of Modern South Asia, 1978; Rural India: Land, Power, and Society Under British Rule, 1983; Rural South Asia: Linkages, Changes, and Development, 1983; Dalit Movements and the Meanings of Labour in India, 1993; (with D. Arnold) Institutions and Ideologies: A SOAS South Asia Reader, 1993; (in collaboration with K.N. Chaudhuri and A. Powell) Society and Ideology: Essays in South Asian History Presented to Professor K.A. Ballhatchet, 1993; (with K.N. Malik) India and Britain: Recent Past and Present Challenges, 1994; The Concept of Race in South Asia, 1995; (with K. Sugihara and H. Yanagisawa) Local Agrarian Societies in Colonial India: Japanese Perspectives, 1996; Meanings of Agriculture: Essays in South Asian History and Economics, 1996. Address: History Department, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Thornhaugh St, Russell Sq, London WC1H 0XG, England. Online address: [email protected]
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