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The honourable company : a history of the English East India Company

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  • The Honourable Company: A History of the English East India Company (HarperCollins UK) – Trade paperback (1993)
    by John Keay

    The Honourable Company: A History of the English East India Company

    Trade paperback, HarperCollins UK
    1993
    English
    496 pages

    ISBN: 0006380727
    ISBN-13: 9780006380726

    During 200 years the East India Company grew from a loose association of Elizabethan tradesmen into "the grandest society of merchants in the universe". As a commercial enterprise it came to control half the world's trade and as a political entity it administered an embryonic empire. Without it there would have been no British India and no British Empire. In a tapestry ranging from Southern Africa to north-west America, and from the reign of Elizabeth I to that of Victoria, bizarre locations and roguish personality abound. ... Show more

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