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Plough and the Hoe, The. Part 2: Village Life in Bihar

Subtitle
Village life in Bihar
Synopsis
Discusses the violence of relations between landlords and farm workers in the Begusarai district of Bihar, a backward and feudal area where low pay, landlessness and debt bondage are still common among agricultural labourers, most of them members of the ‘scheduled’ castes.
Series
Third World Studies, Course U204
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min.
Year of production
1984
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION
Uses
Postgraduate diploma courses in development policy.*
Subjects
Development studies
Keywords
agricultural workers; India; rural communities

Production Company

Name

BBC Open University Productions

Distributor

Name

Open University Worldwide

Web
http://www.ouw.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 1908 274066
Address
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
Notes
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