The Anarchy

William Dalrymple tells the remarkable story of the East India Company as it has never been told before, unfolding a timely cautionary tale of the first global corporate power.

The Anarchy

The Anarchy

THE TOP 5 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S BEST BOOKS OF 2019 THE TIMES HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR FINALIST FOR THE CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZE 2020 LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2019 A FINANCIAL TIMES, OBSERVER, DAILY TELEGRAPH, WALL STREET JOURNAL AND TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Dalrymple is a superb historian with a visceral understanding of India ... A book of beauty' – Gerard DeGroot, The Times In August 1765 the East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and forced him to establish a new administration in his richest provinces. Run by English merchants who collected taxes using a ruthless private army, this new regime saw the East India Company transform itself from an international trading corporation into something much more unusual: an aggressive colonial power in the guise of a multinational business. William Dalrymple tells the remarkable story of the East India Company as it has never been told before, unfolding a timely cautionary tale of the first global corporate power.

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The Anarchy
Language: un
Pages: 576
Authors: William Dalrymple
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-12 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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The Anarchy
Language: un
Pages: 522
Authors: William Dalrymple
Categories: British
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

From the bestselling author of Return of a King, 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 August 1765, the East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and set up, in his
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Language: un
Pages: 304
Authors: Teresa Cole
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-15 - Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

The bitter civil war for the English throne, which drew in Scotland and Normandy, when a princess's rightful throne was seized by her male cousin, and plunged England into 'the Anarchy'.
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Language: un
Pages: 544
Authors: William Dalrymple
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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Language: en
Pages: 297
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Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Museu De Arte Contemporaneo De

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