By Barbara Harlow,Mia Carter
Tracing the beginnings of the British colonial firm in South Asia and the center East, From the Company to the Canal brings jointly key texts from the period of the privately owned British East India corporation during the crises that ended in the company’s takeover by way of the Crown in 1858. It ends with the momentous establishing of the Suez Canal in 1869. executive proclamations, army stories, and newspaper articles are incorporated right here along items by way of Rudyard Kipling, Charles Dickens, John Stuart Mill, Karl Marx, Benjamin Disraeli, and so on. a few records chronicle arguments among mercantilists and loose exchange advocates over the competing pursuits of the state and the East India corporation. Others offer bills of imperial crises—including the trial of Warren Hastings, the Indian uprising (Sepoy Mutiny), and the Arabi Uprising—that spotlight the human, political, and financial bills of imperial domination and control.
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Archives of Empire: Volume I. From The East India Company to the Suez Canal: 1 (Archives of Empire ;) by Barbara Harlow,Mia Carter