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Author Kumar, Chikkala Kranthi.

Title Culture of tobacco : an ethnographic enquiry into the socio-economic mobility of Dalits of rural India / by Chikkala Kranthi Kumar ; foreword by Dr. N. Sudhakar Rao
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 213 pages) : illustrations
Summary Despite the global outcry against the harmful effects of tobacco products, this crop continues to thrive and has become a major source of income for all associated with its production process. This book presents an informative perspective on the impact of tobacco cultivation on the socio-economic fabric of rural Andhra Pradesh. The adoption of commercial crops has created phenomenal opportunities for millions and changed traditional social relationships. Tobacco cultivation differs from that .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-213)
Notes Print version record
Subject Dalits -- India -- Andhra Pradesh -- Economic conditions.
Dalits -- India -- Andhra Pradesh -- Social conditions.
Plants, Cultivated -- India -- Andhra Pradesh.
Tobacco workers -- India -- Andhra Pradesh.
Form Electronic book
Author Sudhakar Rao, N.
ISBN 132205133X
1443864676 (electronic bk.)
9781443864671 (electronic bk.)