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The rapid growth of Surat’s textile manufacturing sector in the eighteenth century resulted from precisely such a relocation of weavers and manufacturers from the unsettled areas of Gujarat. Similarly, the rise in the commercial fortunes of Bhavanagar and Porbandar in the late eighteenth century has been attributed to the migration of merchants and craftsmen to these regions (Das Gupta 2001). [1]

References & Notes

  1. Nadri, Ghulam.Exploring the Gulf of Kachh: Regional Economy and Trade in the Eighteenth Century-Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient Vol. 51, No. 3 (2008), pp. 460-486 (27 pages) Published By: Brill- Kindle Location 55-58

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