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East India Company and Russia, 1800-1857

Vinodini Terway

East India Company and Russia, 1800-1857

by Vinodini Terway

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Published by S. Chand in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Soviet Union,
  • Asia, Central
    • Subjects:
    • East India Company -- History.,
    • India -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- India.,
    • Asia, Central -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementVinodini Terway.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS465 .T4 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 232 p. ;
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4703859M
      LC Control Number77904627

      India was already a highly "developed" and advanced civilization for + years when the British stepped on Indian shores and it is entirely because of the British that India became backward and underdeveloped, and remains so to this day. In , the East India Company was granted the Charter to trade with India. Contrary to popular belief, the capture of India was not accomplished by the British Army, but by the private armies of the East India Company, which grew in size to become larger than that of any European sovereign state. This is the history of its army, examining the many conflicts they fought, their equipment and training, with its regiments of horse, foot and guns, which rivalled .

      The Indian Rebellion of had diverse political, economic, military, religious and social causes.. An uprising in several sepoy companies of the Bengal army was sparked by the issue of new gunpowder cartridges for the Enfield rifle February, The cartridges were rumoured to have been made from cow and sow fat. Loading the Enfield required tearing open the greased .   Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage Classical Games Lifestyle Fashion Food when the East India Company was established, Britain was producing just % of the world’s GDP, while India.

      The Ministry of External Affairs (India) (MEA), also known as the Foreign Ministry, is the government agency responsible for the conduct of foreign relations of India. With the world's third largest military expenditure, largest armed force, fifth largest economy by nominal rates and third largest economy in terms of purchasing power parity, India is a regional power, a nuclear .   Before the days of the Raj, British India was ruled by a private corporation: The Honourable East India Company. The Company, which began in India as a purel.


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Chand, In 3 libraries. ix, p. ; 23 cm. East India Company -- History. India -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union. Soviet Union -- 1800-1857 book relations -- India. Asia, Central -- Politics and government.

This book employs a wide range of perspectives to demonstrate how the East India Company facilitated cross-cultural interactions between the English and various groups in South Asia between to and how these interactions transformed important features of both British and South Asian by: 2.

The East India Company was an English company formed for the exploitation of trade with East and Southeast Asia and orated by royal charter on Decemit was started as a monopolistic trading body so that England could participate in the East Indian spice also traded cotton, silk, indigo, saltpeter, and tea and transported slaves.

The East India Company (EIC), also known as the Honourable East India Company (HEIC), East India Trading Company (EITC), the English East India Company or the British East India Company, and informally known as John Company, Company Bahadur, or simply The Company, was an English and later British joint-stock company.

It was formed to trade in the Indian Ocean region, initially with the East. The Muscovy Company (also called the Russian Company or the Muscovy Trading Company Russian: Московская компания, romanized: Moskovskaya kompaniya) was an English trading company chartered in It was the first major chartered joint stock company, the precursor of the type of business that would soon flourish in England and finance its exploration of the world.

The East India Company is corrupt but intimate, the Raj is much more racist.” Sanghvi then mentioned that in the book, Indians seem to be quite happy working for EIC. Dated and inscribed East India Company on the obverse and depicting two lions on each side of a shield with two flags and a knights helmet and on the reverse at the bottom "X CASH" - the Persian writing translated meaning 'under the patronage of the King and Parliament of England' - this bronze coin is 1" in diameter and is a genuine shipwreck coin from the "Admiral.

The 39th Foot with a detachment of Royal Artillery were dispatched to India in at the request of the East India Company. There having been little thought given to adjusting military dress for tropical wear, the men wore the uniforms they had been issued in Britain, which were based on the regulation consisted of a thick wool coat of scarlet, faced with pale.

There were, of course, at least five East India Companies set up by five European powers between and – Britain (), Holland ().

An English pirate, Henry Every, led an attack on a fleet of Indian ships and pirated around £50, worth of treasure from one ship, the Fateh Muhammed, and around £, from another, the Ganj-i-Sawai.

The East India Company and the King’s council put up a reward of £1, for the capture of the pirate Henry Every. 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. The East India Company, – A Short History with Documents (Passages: Key Moments in History) - Kindle edition by Barrow, Ian. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The East India Company, – A Short History with Reviews: 5.

Incorporated by royal charter on Decem AD. The East India Company today, delivers luxury hampers, tea, coffee, foods and fine gifts of silver tableware and gold coins.

We ship securely around the world. Visit us today and explore the world with us. The book clearly illustrates on a couple of pages the devastation the British East India Company has caused; the impact is even felt to its present day.

A must read for any historian or scholar who is interested on the subcontinent’s recent s:   For this show—stretching from the s to the s, the first-of-its-kind exhibition in London, Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting for the East India Company—he unravels the journey of the Kampani Qalam, the Urdu name for the rich, hybrid art style associated with commissions for the East India Company.

The show presents six rooms of. - Buy The East India Company: Trade and Conquest from book online at best prices in India on Read The East India Company: Trade and Conquest from book reviews & author details and more at Reviews: 9.

The East India Company established its own army in India, which was composed of British troops as well as native soldiers called sepoys.

The British interests in India, under the leadership of Robert Clive, gained military victories from the s onward, and with the Battle of Plassey in were able to establish dominance.

Book Description: This wide-ranging book charts how the East India Company grappled with religious issues in its multi-faith empire, putting them into the context of pressures exerted both in Britain and on the subcontinent, from the Company's early mercantile beginnings to the bloody end of its rule in.

The East India Company at Home, – explores how empire in Asia shaped British country houses, their interiors and the lives of their includes chapters from researchers based in a wide range of settings such as archives and libraries, museums, heritage organisations, the community of family historians and universities.“The Dutch Company, actuated solely by the spirit of gain, and viewing their [Javan] subjects, with less regard or consideration than a West India planter formerly viewed a gang upon his estate, because the latter had paid the purchase money of human property, which the other had not, employed all the existing machinery of despotism to.New finds from Dutch East India Company shipwreck The ship Rooswijk, in its final journey, set off from the Netherlands to Batavia (Jakarta) with silver on board, destined for trade in Asia.