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The Anarchy

The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire

by William Dalrymple

The story of how the East India Company took over large swaths of Asia, and the devastating results of the corporation running a country.In August 1765, the East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and set up, in his place, a government run by English traders who collected taxes through means of a private army.The creation of this new g...
Publish Date
2019
September 9
Goodreads rating
4.23
ISBN
9781635573954
Tags
businesshistoryeconomicsunited-statespolitics
Recommendations
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