The nationalisation of rice. The postwar global crisis and the emergence of India’s national economy

Jon Wilson is a historian of South Asian and, more recently, global politics based at King’s College London, where he is currently Head of History. He has published The Domination of Strangers. Modern Governance in Eastern India, 1780-1835 (2007) and India Conquered. Britain’s Raj and the Chaos of Empire (2017), and is currently writing a global history of the emergence of the nation state in the twentieth century.