The East India Company, 1600-1858: A Short History with Documents

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In existence for 258 years, the English East India Company ran a complex, highly integrated global trading network. It supplied the tea for the Boston Tea Party, the cotton textiles used to purchase slaves in Africa, and the opium for China's nineteenth-century addiction. In India it expanded from a few small coastal settlements to govern territories that far exceeded the British Isles in extent and population. It minted coins in its name, established law courts and prisons, and prosecuted wars with one of the world's ...

The East India Company, 1600-1858: A Short History with Documents 2017, Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9781624665967

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The East India Company, 1600-1858: A Short History with Documents 2017, Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9781624665974

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