Alam, K.. Markets of Garo Hills: an assessment of their socio-economic implications

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Title: Markets of Garo Hills: an assessment of their socio-economic implications

Published in: Hill societies, their modernisation: a study of north east with special reference to Garo Hills, edited by Milton S. Sangma

Published By: Hill societies, their modernisation: a study of north east with special reference to Garo Hills, edited by Milton S. Sangma New Delhi: Omsons Publications, 1995. 110-115 p.

By line: [K. Alam]

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1999. Computer File

Culture: Garo (AR05)

Subjects: Medium of exchange (436); Exchange transactions (437); Retail marketing (443);

Abstract: The Garo had markets since the Mughal rule, mostly situated in border areas. Under British rule, roads were built and markets opened up in the interior. During the colonial period, exchanges based on barter gradually changed to those based on money. This change had profound social consequences, including the demise of the corporate household. Garo mostly sell agricultural crops and buy consumer goods. The terms of trade goes against Garo producers.

Document Number: 29

Document ID: ar05-029

Document Type: essay

Language: English

Field Date: not specified

Evaluation: Economist-4,5

Analyst: Ian Skoggard; 1998

Coverage Date: 1800-1990

Coverage Place: Garo Hills, Meghalaya, India

LCSH: Garo (Indic people)

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