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The Honourable Company. For Alexander and Anna. The East India Company was as much about the East as about India
The Honourable Company. The East India Company was as much about the East as about India. Its Pacific legacies would be as lasting as those in the Indian Ocean; its most successful commercial venture was in China, not India. Freed of its subservient function as the unworthy stock on which the mighty Raj would be grafted, the Company stands forth as a robust association of adventurers engaged in hazarding all in a series of preposterous gambles. Some paid off; many did not but are no less memorable for it.
John Keay's work "The Honorable Company" is a tour de force of historical evidence charting the rise and fall of the .
John Keay's work "The Honorable Company" is a tour de force of historical evidence charting the rise and fall of the British East India Company. The Company" was intially chartered as another vehicle of English economic imperialism in the 17th century, competing for the riches of the East and Asia. However, the book lacks the precise focus of academic history that investigates the implications of the economic events and how they affected the political power struggle in Europe.
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The Honourable Company book. During 200 years the East India Company grew from a loose association of Elizabethan tradesmen into "the grandest society of merchants in the universe".
The Honourable Company book. 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 During 200 years the East India Company grew from a loose association of Elizabethan tradesmen into "the grandest society of merchants in the universe".
Honourable company a hi. .Two at least were desperate affairs more hotly contested than Plassey; ‘the campaign was one of the most successful ever fought by the English in India and was more responsible than Plassey for establishing them as the real masters of Bengal’ (Sir Penderel Moon). For what the enemy lacked, compared with Siraj-ud-Daula, in numbers they more than made up for by having been trained by Europeans and armed by the Company itself.
THE HONOURABLE COMPANY: A History of the English East India Company. Пользовательский отзыв - Kirkus. John Keay is the author of four acclaimed histories: 'The Honourable Company', 'Last Post', about the imperial disengagement of the Far East; the two-volume 'Explorers of the Western Himalayas' and 'India: A History'. His books on India include 'India Discovered', 'Into India' and 'The Great Arc: The Dramatic Tale of How India was Mapped and Everest was Named'.
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John Keay reconstructs this epic of expansionist endeavour from the journals and records of the Company's employees .
John Keay reconstructs this epic of expansionist endeavour from the journals and records of the Company's employees: the first experimental voyages to the East; the earliest, often disastrous, settlements; the later, often inglorious, wars; and the often venal administrations . Commercial successes and failures, battles and politics from Table Bay to Tokyo Bay are treated with verve and clarity. CHRISTOPHER BAYLY, 'The Observer'.
John Keay's work "The Honorable Company" is a tour de force of historical evidence charting the rise and fall of. The author painstakingly unfolds the events of its amazing rise to power and influence, and more importantly, how the BEIC gradually became the "unofficial" goverment of India after approximately 1650.
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