The East India Company: A History From Beginning to End by Henry Freeman.
Little description: Founded at the dawn of the 17th century as European nations were establishing global empires, the English East India Company would become a vital part of burgeoning British supremacy. Begun as a joint-stock company for trade with the East Indies, this organization would evolve into one of the world’s first capitalistic corporations.
Inside you will read about…
✓ Founding of the East India Company
✓ Struggling, Building, and Growing with Violence
✓ The East India Company Enters the 18th Century
✓ The British Government Steps In
✓ China and the Opium Trade
✓ The Nineteenth Century and Growing British Involvement
✓ The End of the East India Company
Over the course of their 250+ years, they’ve built a global trading empire, raised an army and waged war, and conquered vast territory, including the entire subcontinent of India. Without their involvement, the British presence in India would look very different in the historical record. Though the company was dissolved by 1874, their influence on world history cannot be overstated.
Genre: History/ Great Britain
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My thoughts: 5 stars out of 5
The years of British Empire ruling over the main part of Oceans gave the World new definition of trade and strong reign…
I’ve learned how the British Empire influenced the major part of the globe for years and years to come, establishing the trade routs that will bring more ships and the cultures to spread the market, goods, religion, ideas and things among the people. It will bring many nations to common ground…
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PS. This book was provided by Johan for my review.