Anand A. Yang

Region of Interest

South Asia

Primary Country of Residence

United States of America


Golub Professor of International Studies


University of Washington


Mailing Address

Director, Jackson School of International Studies
University of Washington
P.O. Box 353650
Seattle, Wa. 98195-3650 USA

Phone/Fax Number(s)

phone: 206-543-4374
fax: 206-685-0668

Countries of Specialization


Research Interests

British colonial history, peasants and peasant societies, marketing
systems, crime and criminality, colonial law and punishment, diasporas,
comparative and world history


The Limited Raj: Agrarian Relations in Colonial India, Saran District,
1793-1920 (University of California Press, 1989)

Bazaar India: Markets, Society, and the Colonial State in Gangetic Bihar
(University of California Press, 1998)

Ed. volume on Crime and Criminality in British India (University of
Arizona Press, 1985)


colonial history ; British empire ; peasant societies ; marketing systems ; criminality ; diaspora ;