Clive, Capitalism and The East India Company, with William Dalrymple and Kavita Puri

from  Intelligence Squared

Sep 8, 2020

 

Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared------We still talk about the British conquering India, but that phrase disguises a more sinister reality. For it was not the British government that began seizing chunks of India in the mid-18th century, as historian William Dalrymple points out, but a dangerously unregulated private company headquartered in one small office, five windows wide, in London, and managed in India by a violent, ruthless and mentally unstable corpor...more

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