Author:J. Albert Rorabacher

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Property Land Revenue and Policy : The East India Company c. 1757-1825

By: J. Albert Rorabacher

Price: $60.90

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors: 2015

Seller ID: 1200664

ISBN: 9789350980743

Condition: New


1st Edition. For the first century and a half of its nearly 275 year existence, the English East India Company remained ostensibly a mercantile enterprise, satisfied to simply trade, competing with other European traders. In the middle of the eighteenth century, as a response to French expansion in India, the East India Company redefined itself, becoming an active participant in India’s game of thrones. Through the use of its military might, only tentatively supported by the English Crown and Parliament, the Company dominated trade, became a king-maker, and ultimately a colonial administrato... View more info