18th Century Bengal is not only challenging but is also a polarised one. Historiography mentions 18th century Bengal as a period of decline and degeneration after the Mughals, while a few other historians extol the emergence of regional flavour, style and expression. Some revisionist writing comments on the political and economic animation of that period. The present book elucidates the crumbling of the Mughal edifice accompanied by agricultural and commercial growth.