Patna : Business And Urbanisation (1526-1707)

Authors(1) :-Nayan Dhawal

Patna an urbanised city in medieval times gain much prominence. It was held as a centre of administrative and power control to the eastern empires for a long period. The origin of this city can be traced during the first cycle of urbanisation and aftermath, the city passes through many semesters of ups and down, by which I mean rise and fall. Patna city had a unique geographical location, having surrounded by the three different rivers (Son, Ganges and Ghandak) in three corners of the city. As well as in the south, it has rich alluvial deposit which makes this city’s juncture of agricultural surplus and artisanal advancement. On beauty front, ‘The city is more beautiful than the face of the beloved; the inhabitants of the city are more charming than the city……’ . Almost the city has all the essentialities to support a holistic urbanisation. The satellite city distributed in the region also produced the surplus for the development of this city, and which make the resonance for making this riverine port as the trading junction of inland and internationaltrade in the region. The business and trade had enriched this city from time to time. We have reference in various sources about this riverine port and their commercial activities which had major impact and flavours among the Europeans. Thus, it might be concluded with the underlined fact, that this city was the manufacturing and commercial hub of east and it cannot be ignored while talking about the economics of eastern empires during the Mughals.

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Nayan Dhawal
Masters of Medieval History, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, New Delhi, India

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Published in : Volume 6 | Issue 3 | May-June 2019
Date of Publication : 2019-06-30
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