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The scandal of empire : India and the creation of imperial Britain

Author: Nicholas B Dirks
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals that the conquests and exploitations of the East India Company were critical to England's development in the 18th Century and beyond. This book shows how the empire projected its own  Read more...

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Named Person: Warren Hastings; Edmund Burke; Edmund Burke
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas B Dirks
ISBN: 0674021665 9780674021662
OCLC Number: 185325718
Description: xix, 389 s
Responsibility: Nicholas B. Dirks.

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Nicholas Dirks's "The Scandal of Empire" offered me an illuminating look at the historical origins of corruption and scandal in the Indian subcontinent.--Siddhartha Deb"Times Literary Supplement" Read more...

 
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