top of page

Essay | The "Worker" and the "Machine": Decline of Ahmedabad's Mill Industry

An essay on Parthiv Shah and Jan Breman's study of the destinies of mills and mill workers in Ahmedabad, in Working in the Mill No More (2004), written for Alternative South Asia Photography Connect.

Image: In 1924, the Textile Labour Association (TLA) operated 9 day schools for children and 11 evening schools for adults with a total of 1200 registered pupils. Scan of a photograph from Working in the Mill No More. By Jan Breman and Parthiv Shah. First published in India by Oxford University Press, 2004, 31.

bottom of page