Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India

By Shashi Tharoor

Inglorious Empire tells the real story of the British in India — from the arrival of the East India Company to the end of the Raj — and reveals how Britain’s rise was built upon its plunder of India.In the eighteenth century, India’s share of the world economy was as large as Europe’s. By 1947, after two centuries of British rule, it had decreased …

Published date: January 1, 2016
Type: Books
Genre: History

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