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Political and Military Events in British India, from the Years 1756 to 1849 Volume 2 by William Hough

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Published by Adamant Media Corporation .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • India,history,occupation,Great Britain,British India,military,politics,William Hough,
  • History / Asia,
  • History / Far East

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9400378M
ISBN 101421251361
ISBN 109781421251363

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Political warfare in British colonial India aided a British minority in maintaining control over large parts of present-day India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Burma.. The East India Company obtained a foothold in India in and from that start expanded the territory it controlled until it was the primary power in the subcontinent. After the Indian Rebellion of the British Government. British raj, period of direct British rule over the Indian subcontinent following the uprising of and the abolition of the East India Company’s role in managing the region. It was instituted with the Government of India Act of and lasted until the independence of India and Pakistan in Seven Years’ War: A global military war between and involving most of the great powers of the time and affecting Europe, North America, Central America, the West African coast, India, and the Philippines. New France: France’s former possessions and colonies in North America, including Quebec, Acadia, and Louisiana, before   Beginning of the Raj. In , British Crown rule was established in India, ending a century of control by the East India Company. The life and death struggle that preceded this.

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. G. J. Bryant, The Emergence of British Power in India, – a Grand Strategic Interpretation (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, ). ISBN Over the past decade, and particularly in the last few years, there has been a resurgence of scholarly and popular interest in the history of British imperial involvement in India. A few events in the early history of the East India Company are listed below. - Early in the year the Mogul Emperor issued a Firman to the HEIC for the establishment of a factory at Surat near Bombay, this was the first settlement of the British on the continent of India. The HEIC prospered and expanded.   He is the author of a number of books on the early history of British India and was editor of The Cambridge Illustrated History of the British Empire .