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History of Agriculture in South Asia: Online Resources

A lot is being discussed these days about farmers and the future of agriculture in India. Ektara brings a historical perspective to farming in India by selecting some links and resources available online:

Agricultural Heritage of India (Kiran, ICAR)
http://www.kiran.nic.in/Agri-Heritage.html

History of agriculture in the Indian subcontinent
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_agriculture_in_the_Indian_subcontinent

Ancient farming techniques in rural India (Ecologist)
https://theecologist.org/2019/apr/02/ancient-farming-techniques-rural-india

IRRIGATION AND AGRICULTURE IN ANCIENT INDIA, by Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya
https://www.jstor.org/stable/44156186

Origin of agriculture: Indian subcontinent
https://www.britannica.com/topic/agriculture/The-Indian-subcontinent

Indian Women Turn to Ancient Grains to Feed Their Families and Their Futures
https://www.yesmagazine.org/environment/2020/11/26/india-women-farming-millet/

Agriculture In India: Traversing Through Ancient Indian Literature, Dr. Ajesh TV
https://www.anantaajournal.com/archives/2016/vol2issue2/PartA/2-2-2.1.pdf

Ancient Indian Economy Part II – Kṛṣiḥ (Agriculture) in Ancient India
https://www.indictoday.com/long-reads/ancient-indian-economy-part-ii-agriculture-ancient-india/

How ancient agriculturalists managed yield fluctuations through crop selection and reliance on wild plants: An example from central India
https://escholarship.org/content/qt49p8x9dz/

The Agrarian System of Mughal India: 1556-1707, Irfan Habib
https://www.amazon.in/Agrarian-System-Mughal-India-Perennials/dp/0198077424

Ancient Indian Tradition of Agriculture and Food Sharing (Claude Alvares)
http://indiafacts.org/ancient-indian-tradition-agriculture-food-sharing/

Ownership of Agricultural Land in Ancient India (Lallanji Gopal)
https://brill.com/view/journals/jesh/4/3/article-p240_2.xml?language=en

Ancient alien crop introductions integral to Indian agriculture
https://www.cabi.org/ISC/abstract/20183041457

Crop disease management practices in ancient medieval, and pre-modern India
https://agris.fao.org/agris-search/search.do?recordID=IN2003000898

Traditional Farming Practices
http://www.traditionalfarming.in/

Agricultural Production in Mughal India
https://selfstudyhistory.com/2016/06/06/agriculture-production-in-mughal-india/

Peasants, Zamindars and the State: Agrarian society and the Mughal Empire (16-17th centuries)
https://ncert.nic.in/ncerts/l/lehs204.pdf

THE "AGRARIAN CRISIS" OF MUGHAL EMPIRE AND AGRARIAN CONDITIONS IN THE JAIPUR REGION (c.1650 -1750), S.P. GUPTA
https://www.jstor.org/stable/44142962

Expansion of Agriculture in Kashmir under Mughal Emperors
https://www.ijsdr.org/papers/IJSDR1704065.pdf

Mundiyankalasam: An Eco-cultural Ritual of Ancient Farming Community
http://krepublishers.com/02-Journals/T%20&%20T/T%20&%20T-10-0-000-12-Web/T%20&%20T-10-01-000-12-Abst-PDF/S-T&T-10-1-007-12-222-Jossie-E-J/S-T&T-10-1-007-12-222-Jossie-E-J-Tt.pdf

The Milk Economy: An Historical Perspective
http://lib.unipune.ac.in:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/5072/7/07_chapter%201.pdf

Land Classification in Ancient India
https://insa.nic.in/writereaddata/UpLoadedFiles/IJHS/Vol01_2_4_SPRaychaudhuri.pdf

Environment and Spiritualism: Integral Parts of Ancient Indian Literature on Agriculture
https://www.asianagrihistory.org/pdf/articles/ylnene16-2.pdf

Crops of Medieval India- innovations in Economic Area, Tanuja Kumari
http://iosrjournals.org/iosr-jhss/papers/Vol19-issue7/Version-3/J019736164.pdf

Agrarian Crisis: The Survival of Indian Farmers
https://videovolunteers.org/agrarian-crisis-the-survival-of-indian-farmers-i-india-loud-clear-i-4/

Development of Agriculture in Ancient India, by Vasudeo Dhananjay and Dhananjay Dwivedi
https://researchgate.net/publication/322745690_Development_of_Agriculture_in_Ancient_India

History of Agriculture System in India: A Legal Perspective, Bheemabai S. Mulage
https://www.arcjournals.org/pdfs/ijhsse/v4-i7/4.pdf

The Types of Lands and the Science of Agriculture mentioned in the Literature and Epi­graphs of Ancient India
https://yourarticlelibrary.com/agriculture/the-types-of-lands-and-the-science-of-agriculture-mentioned-in-the-literature-and-epigraphs-of-ancient-india/4021

Ancient Indian Agriculture
https://www.historytuitions.com/ancient-india/ancient-indian-agriculture/

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