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English East India Company and the Afghans, 1757-1800.

Birendra Varma

English East India Company and the Afghans, 1757-1800.

by Birendra Varma

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Published by Punthi Pustak in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Afghanistan,
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • East India Company,
    • Afghanistan -- Foreign relations -- India,
    • India -- Foreign relations -- Afghanistan

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [161]-168.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS450.A3 V3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 171 p.
      Number of Pages171
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL26802M
      LC Control Numbersa 68018175

      The British East India Company - which was established for spice trading under a royal charter of Queen Elizabeth I in AD - eventually launched British rule in India. Following the Indian mutiny, its rule over India became a subject of debate and by the Act of Parliament the British Crown officially took over the administration of. The First Anglo-Afghan War (Pashto: د افغان-انگرېز لومړۍ جګړه ‎, also known by the British as the Disaster in Afghanistan) was fought between the British Empire and the Emirate of Afghanistan from to Initially, the British successfully intervened in a succession dispute between emir Dost Mohammad and former emir Shah Shujah (), whom they installed upon.

        Top 10 books about the British in India debt and disease everywhere from the heat of Madras to the Afghan snows. If you ask any Indian writer which English book about India has meant.   Masson, a brilliant deserter from the East India Company artillery, was the first Brit to explore Afghanistan on foot, and became the father of Afghan archaeology – until his former masters.

        A gouache of an English grandee of the East India Company () If there is one infirmity in the book, however, it perhaps resides in the fact that while we receive a magnificent account of what was happening in Hindustan, the responses of the Company’s directors in London to the actions of their overseas agents receives less attention.   A relaxed narrative history of the English East India Company from the beginnings until between and ish, reading it I thought I was going to write that it takes a while to get going, but by the time I finished I realised that it never did, rather like a stately Eastindiaman at anchor at Greenhithe it just bobbed up and down in the Thames a little in the swells of the current/5(59).


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English East India Company and the Afghans, 1757-1800 by Birendra Varma Download PDF EPUB FB2

English East India Company and the Afghans Varma, B. English fictional world in the 21st century, ed.

by Ajita Bhattacharya. Publisher: Punthi Pustak BB English East India Company and the Afghans, Author Varma, Birendra Format Book; Language English; Εdition [First edition].

Published/ Created Calcutta: Punthi Pustak, Description xii, pages: genealogical table ; 23 cm; Details Subject(s). The story of how the East India Company took over large swaths of Asia, and the devastating results of the corporation running a country. In Augustthe East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and set up, in his place, a government run by English traders who collected taxes through means of a private army/5().

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 Headquarters: London, Great Britain. The book was edited, with 1757-1800.

book introduction, by Charles Rathbone Low, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and the author of several books on India. The First Anglo-Afghan War began when the army of the British East India Company was ordered to move into Afghanistan with the object of occupying the capital of Kabul, deposing Amir Dōst.

A number of merchant companies were incorporated by British Royal or Parliamentary charter, including the Honourable East India Company, the Virginia Company, the Royal African Company, the Levant Company, the Hudson’s Bay Company, the Russia Company, the Eastland Company, the South Sea Company, and the Merchant Adventurers.

Many of our ancestors would. The English East India Company first set out to make a profit by engaging in the lucrative spice trade. On the maiden voyage ina few ships sailed to tiny islands in the far east of the East Indies (Indonesia) and traded gold bullion for tons of pepper (Keay 24).

The East India Company was a private company which, after a long series of wars and diplomatic efforts, came to rule India in the 19th century. Chartered by Queen Elizabeth I on Decemthe original company comprised a group of London merchants who hoped to trade for spices at islands in present day Indonesia.

The British Empire, in the early 19th century, ruled India (through the East India Company), and the Russian Empire, to the north, was suspected of having its own designs on India.

The British wanted to conquer Afghanistan to prevent the Russians from invading southward through the mountainous regions into British India. 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.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Varma, Birendra. English East India Company and the Afghans, Calcutta, Punthi Pustak, This book deals with all major battles of the East India Company, starting with the naval battle off the coast of swally (Suhali) in to the Second Sikh war and Annexation of the Punjab in The Afghan and Burma Wars and the Mutiny of are excluded.

Chapter II deals with the Geographical Portrait and Climate of History of India in which the company operated. English East India Company and The Afghans, (PDF) $ Be The First to Review This Book Author: Birendra Varma D File Size/Format: MB / PDF No.

of Pages. The English East India Company was formally established when Queen Elizabeth signed their charter in Decemassigning a monopoly to the Company.

The Company started off as a group of merchants whose purpose was purely to trade in the East Indies, Asia and Africa. It would grow into a large corporation that possessed an army.

East India House by Thomas Malton the Younger (Wikimedia) The history of how an English company superseded a great empire in India is really about the corrupting power of government.

Origin of the Afghans Opinion of Monsieur Ruffin Eugène Boré. 1: The English conquer the PunjabDost Mohamed loses Peshawur and Attock.

Reaction against the English at HeratIngratitude of the East India Company. CHAPTER XXIX. 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 history.

The English East India Company and the Crown had dual control over Sri Lanka from until it became the British crown colony of Ceylon in The Company relaxed the Dutch restrictions on Muslims, because they were good traders; but Buddhists and Hindus were not given licenses to erect temples or establish schools.

محفل رونمایی از کتاب «افغان ها و کمپنب هند شرقی بریتانیا» با حضور معین سیاسی وزارت امور خارجه و سخنرانی. A Brief History of the British East India Company.

Between early s and the midth century, the British East India Company lead the establishment and expansion of international trade to Asia and subsequently leading to economic and political domination of the entire Indian subcontinent. The India of the East India Company was a far more culturally, racially and religiously mixed place than is generally recognised.

Intermixing and cross-cultural marriages were common in those years, with East India officials and English military men happily marrying local women.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.French East India Company: British East India Company: Battle of Ambur: Ambur: French East India Company, Chanda Sahib, Muzaffar Jung: Nawab of Arcot: Siege of Arcot: Arcot: Second Carnatic War. British East India Company: Nawab of Arcot, French East India Company: Battle of Arnee: Arnee: Second Carnatic War.

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