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Oct 20, 2019
With the Historian's Eye, William Dalrymple records his travels across the Indian subcontinentThe Historian’s Eye presents a photographic record of William Dalrymple’s travels across the Indian subcontinent while researching his latest book, The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire.
Oct 15, 2019
William Dalrymple on writing The Anarchy, his history of the East India Company's conquest of the subcontinentThrough William Dalrymple’s enjoyable history of the East India Company, a study in contrasts emerges: the juxtaposition of the Company’s rise in India with the Mughal empire’s collapse, the personalities of the emperor Shah Alam and Robert Clive, and quite importantly, the perception of the ‘Raj’ in India versus the reality of a corporate, profit-driven enterprise being at the helm.
Sep 20, 2019
William Dalrymple’s The Anarchy offers a vivid reconstruction of Indian history under East India CompanyWilliam Dalrymple's new book The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence and the Pillage of an Empire deals primarily with the East India Company, its history and doings in India, concluding with its final triumph when it defeated the Marathas and directly or indirectly controlled all of India under Richard Wellesley
Sep 15, 2019
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