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

from  Intelligence Squared

Sep 8, 2020


Support this show 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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