Asia: Class Structure and Economic Growth: India and by Angus Maddison

By Angus Maddison

This ebook used to be first released in 1971.

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The revenue, justice, police, education, medical, public works, engineering, postal and railway services as well as the provincial civil services. India thus offered highly-paid careers to an appreciable portion of the British middle and upper classes (particularly for its peripheral members from Scotland and Ireland). 3 They stamped out infanticide and ritual burning of widows (sati). They abolished slavery and eliminated dacoits (religious thugs) from the highways. They legalized the remarriage of widows and allowed Hindu converts to Christianity to lay claim to their share of joint family property.

They tended to bring with 43 CLASS STRUCTURE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH way as the Roman consuls had ruled in Africa 2,000 years earlier, and were very conscious of the Roman paradigm. The elite with its classical education and contempt for business were quite happy establishing law and order, and keeping 'barbarians' at bay on the frontier of the raj. 1 They developed their own brand of self-righteous arrogance, considering themselves purveyors not of popular but of good government. For them, the word 'British' lost its geographic connotation and became an epithet signifying moral rectitude.

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