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text The anarchy : the relentless rise of the East India Company

Summary
In August 1756 the East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and forced him to establish in his richest provinces a new administration run by English merchants who collected taxes through means of a ruthless private army--what we would ... Read more
Contents

1599 -- An offer he could not refuse -- Sweeping with the broom of plunder -- A prince of little capacity -- Bloodshed and confusion -- Racked by famine -- The desolation of Delhi -- The impeachment of Warren Hastings -- The corpse of India.

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Description
xxxv, 522 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, (chiefly color), maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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