Lecture 30 Imperialism (II) The British in India

Lecture 30 Imperialism (II) The British in India - Puccini...

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Puccini Tosca , Act I ‘Tre sbirri, una carrozza (Te Deum)’ Teatro Constanzi 14 January 1900
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Imperialism (II): The British in India
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Asia Open to Western influence since 16 th c Dutch East Indies Spanish Philippines French and Portuguese Indian coast
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Britain in India: The 18 th c The East India Company (founded 1601)
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Key British trading sites: Bombay (Malabar coast) Madras (Coromandel coast) Calcutta Presidencies
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The French involvement Late (1664) But successful (1740s)
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Indian government The collapse of the Mughal Empire, post- 1707 (shah-an-shah) Emergence of smaller states (eg, Bengal)
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Battle of Plassey, 1757 British victory in Bengal Nabobs
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The Board of Control, 1784 (involvement of the British state)
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The nineteenth century Loss of commercial monopoly (1813) East India Company ceases to trade (1833)
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Governor-General of Bengal Viceroy of India
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British policy in India from 1833 Social and economic reform Territorial expansion Annexation of native states
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2009 for the course HISTORY 1401 taught by Professor Nathans during the Spring '09 term at UWO.

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