CONTENTS:- Introduction; The Perspective; Factors fo Social Change; Social and Occupational Mobility; Changing Social Relations in Rural Community; Factors of Economic Change; Changing Agrarian Relations; British Experiments in Haryana; Emerging New Life Style; Summing up.
The present book social and economic change in Haryana is a pioneering research work, based on the archival source material, both of primary and secondary nature, collected, compiled and analysed by the author for almost a decade meticulous efforts to produce the first volume of the series to reveal the societal changes that occurred during the colonial state in the 19th century in Haryana which was then termed as the south-east Punjab. The book gives an interesting and vivid description of various social and economic aspects of the society of this region at the advent of the British in 1803. It enlists some of the important factors of social and economic changes in the process of degeneration and regendration due to imposition of the alien colonial rule. The agencies of change become operative in this region to remould and reshape the facets of societal order fo the day in gradual process.