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Summary: The leading mercenary for the British East India Company, Will Reynolds has just been double-crossed and now is on the run in the American Colonies. Working to redeem his name and win back the affections of the woman with whom he's never been fully truthful, Will now hides behind a new mask in hopes of thwarting his former employer. As his past life closes in on him, Will must somehow gain the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Dalrymple, William

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 now call an act of involuntary privatization. The East India Company's founding charter authorized it to "wage war" and it had always used violence to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.3 DAL

Gardner, Brian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McCall Pub. Co. 1972

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 954.031 GAR

Liss, David

Summary: The year is 1722. Ruffian for hire, ex-boxer, and master of disguise, Londoner Benjamin Weaver finds himself caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse, pitted against Jerome Cobb, a wealthy and mysterious schemer who needs Weaver's strength and guile for his own treacherous plans. To save his friends and family from Cobb's reach--and more importantly to secure the welfare of England--Weaver must...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC LIS

Carter, M. J.

Summary: "India, 1837. William Avery is a young soldier with few prospects except rotting away in campaigns in India; Jeremiah Blake is a secret political agent gone native, a genius at languages and disguises, disenchanted with the whole ethos of British rule, but who cannot resist the challenge of an unresolved mystery. What starts as a wild goose chase for this unlikely pair--trying to track down a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Rose, Sarah.

Summary: Follows the journey of Robert Fortune, a Scottish gardener, who was deployed by the British East India Company to steal China's tea secrets in 1848.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 382.4137 ROS

Summary: Danger-courting excursionist James Delaney returns to London in 1814 in order to attend his father's funeral. He not only inherit his notorious father's shipping empire, but all the enemies and debts created by his father's dubious dealings.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TAB

Marryat, Frederick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: When a bitter English officer defects from the East India Company to join the mercenary forces of the Mahratta confederation, Richard Sharpe hunts down the turncoat and is hurled into the battle of Assay alongside the Duke of Wellington.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 0000

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC COR

Wilson, Jon E.

Summary: "Through the stories of administrators, soldiers and subjects, describes how the East India Company went from a trading company to a quasi-imperial government with over a quarter of a million troops, whose high tax on tea helped spark the American Revolution,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 954 WIL

Peacock, Caro.

Summary: London, 1840. Private investigator Liberty faces a conundrum when her younger brother Tom, an East India Company employee, is unexpectedly summoned to London to give evidence at an official enquiry into the murder of a wealthy merchant.s assistant, found with his throat cut en route to Bombay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Creme de la Crime 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEA

Faye, Thomas.

Summary: Texts and illustrations are presented in what purports to be the files of the East India Trading Company investigating the pirate, Jack Sparrow, and his crew. Includes flaps and various small pieces as enclosures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Pirates 2007

Summary: Famed for its wealth, cultural treasures, and spiritual traditions, India has for centuries beckoned the outsider. Many nations have vied for control of this fabled and colorful land-with two great empires, one established by invading Moghuls, the other by the British, flourishing in turns on the vast subcontinent. Viewers of this program learn how, in the 16th century, the Turkic warlord Babur...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: In this program, Michael Wood tells how a foreign multinational, Britain's East India Company, gradually and almost by chance took power over great swathes of the Indian subcontinent; how after the shock of the 1857 Sepoy Rebellion, the British state assumed total control over the country and transformed it into the Raj; and how the freedom movement, epitomized by Mahatma Gandhi, succeeded in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Why do stock markets produce bubbles, and what makes them burst? In this program, financial scholar Niall Ferguson examines the origins of the joint stock company and the modern share trading system, highlighting some of history’s most notorious market meltdowns. Analyzing the herd instinct and its role in economic upswings and downturns, Ferguson draws parallels between the 2001 Enron...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Croke, Vicki.

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Summary: "J.H. "Billy" Williams always had an affinity for animals. So, when he responded to job offer with the East India Company to work with logging elephants his family wasn't surprised, though worried that he had already come back from World War I in one piece, would he be so lucky with India? Not only did he find his calling with the elephants in India, Billy and his elephants became war heroes....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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