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Historical And Descriptive Account Of British India V1

by Murray, Hugh

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages316
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Open LibraryOL10516572M
ISBN 100548138907
ISBN 109780548138908

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When the British East India Company began its explorations in India, the subcontinent captured the attention and the imagination of the people back home. Merchants, soldiers, artists, and travelers, lured by the promise of riches and adventures, wrote numerous stories and articles of their encounters on the subcontinent. A selection of some of these fascinating accounts are the subject of the. I was trying to avoid getting entangled in a topic like this, because everybody who can read English thinks he (or she) knows about history; it’s so easy to read and to form an opinion about it, right? And then I read two other answers, cleaned my.


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Historical And Descriptive Account Of British India V1 by Murray, Hugh Download PDF EPUB FB2

James Mill's three volume History of British India was published from to and became an immediate success. A friend of Jeremy Bentham and a follower of utilitarianism, Mill focuses more on historical processes than human interest.

Historical and Descriptive Account of British India: From the Most Remote Period to the Present Time: Including a Narrative of the Early Portuguese and English Voyages, the Revolutions in the Mogul Author: Hugh Murray.

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Top 10 books about the British in India From Rudyard Kipling to William Dalrymple, these titles document the folly, cruelty and heroism of the Raj What did the British. The History of British India is a history of Company rule in India by the 19th century British historian and imperial political theorist James Mill.

This History went into many editions and during the 19th century became the standard reference work on its subject among British imperialists. A History of British India offers a revealing look at how the modern nations of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh emerged from the crucible of the Raj, and it examines the long-term effects of British rule on regional politics, religion, culture, economics, race relations, and more.

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India - India - The British, – The English venture to India was entrusted to the (English) East India Company, which received its monopoly rights of trade in The company included a group of London merchants attracted by Eastern prospects, not comparable to the national character of the Dutch company.

Its initial capital was less than one-tenth of the Dutch company’s. The Imperial Gazetteer of India responded to a need in the latter half of the nineteenth century for descriptive accounts of the expanding British territory. The Gazetteer is encyclopedic in nature, containing detailed geographical, historical, ethnic.

The British Raj and India: British Colonial Influence: - Article (PDF Available) September w Reads How we measure 'reads'. A fascinating and encyclopedic account of the British in India over three centuries, told often through the letters and accounts of those who lived and worked there.

This is a brilliant historical account which avoids over simplifications or political posturing/5(40). Cameron, John, Our Tropical Possessions in Malayan India: Being a Descriptive Account of Singapore, Penang, Province Wellesley, and Malacca; Their Peoples, Products, Commerce, and Government (London: Smith, Elder & Co, ) The Canton Register (8 November – 26 December21 May ; 23 June – 8 June ).

This book is a history of British India from to It is divided into three parts addressing political history, topical studies, and a collection of four hundred biographies of noteworthy English men and women who played a role in the creation of British India.

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Riddick. Books about the British Raj: Fiction and Nonfiction Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Medical Observations, forming pp. – of vol. iii. of Hugh Murray's Historical and Descriptive Account of British India(vols.

vi.–viii. in the Edinburgh Cabinet Library); new edition inAn Historical Sketch of the Introduction of Christianity into India. Genesis. James Mill began his History of British India inexpecting it to take him about three years, but its completion proved to take instead twelve years, with three substantial volumes at last being published early in The work was immediately successful among British imperialists and secured for Mill for the first time a degree of prosperity.

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Thoroughly covering India’s political history over the latter half of the 20th century, the book is also a good primer for understanding India.