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Two views of British India

Henry Dundas Melville

Two views of British India

the private correspondence of Mr. Dundas and Lord Wellesley, 1798-1801

by Henry Dundas Melville

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Published by Adams & Dart in Bath .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, 1742-1811 -- Correspondence.,
    • Wellesley, Richard Wellesley, Marquess, 1760-1842 -- Correspondence.,
    • India -- History -- 18th century -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited with an introduction by Edward Ingram.
      ContributionsWellesley, Richard Wellesley, Marquess, 1760-1842., Ingram, Edward, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS475.3 .M44 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 344 p.
      Number of Pages344
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4369553M
      ISBN 100239000323
      LC Control Number78524651

      British raj, period of direct British rule over the Indian subcontinent from until the independence of India and Pakistan in The raj succeeded management of the subcontinent by the British East India Company, after general distrust and dissatisfaction with company leadership resulted in a widespread mutiny of sepoy troops in , causing the British to reconsider the structure of. list of books written on India`s history 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.

      Summary: From until its independence in , India was ruled by two periods of British imperialism, first through the British East India Company and later through direct control by the British periods of imperialism resulted in many changes in Indian culture and economy that forever changed India's destiny. While the British implemented many changes that appeared to help. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

      Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "The history of British India" See other formats. The looting of India. If you take anything from this book, it is this line “when the British arrived in India in the s, India was 27 percent of the global economy. When they left in it was 3%”. People will state the world moved on without India but frankly India was chained to the floor. The British /5().


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