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The Resource The chaos of empire : the British Raj and the conquest of India, Jon Wilson

The chaos of empire : the British Raj and the conquest of India, Jon Wilson

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The chaos of empire : the British Raj and the conquest of India
Title
The chaos of empire
Title remainder
the British Raj and the conquest of India
Statement of responsibility
Jon Wilson
Title variation
British Raj and the conquest of India
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Through the stories of administrators, soldiers and subjects, describes how the East India Company went from a trading company to a quasi-imperial government with over a quarter of a million troops, whose high tax on tea helped spark the American Revolution,"--NoveList
Cataloging source
YDX
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Wilson, Jon E
Dewey number
954.03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS463
LC item number
.W55 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • British
  • India
  • India
Label
The chaos of empire : the British Raj and the conquest of India, Jon Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 505-544) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Facts on the ground -- Society of societies -- Trading with ghosts -- Forgotten wars -- Passion at Plassey -- New systems -- Theatres of anarchy -- The idea of empire -- Fear and trembling -- The making of modern India -- The legalization of India -- The great Depression -- Governments within governments -- Military imperialism and the Indian crowd -- Cycles of violence -- The great delusion
Control code
ocn958083832
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
564 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781610392938
Lccn
2016944891
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Label
The chaos of empire : the British Raj and the conquest of India, Jon Wilson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 505-544) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Facts on the ground -- Society of societies -- Trading with ghosts -- Forgotten wars -- Passion at Plassey -- New systems -- Theatres of anarchy -- The idea of empire -- Fear and trembling -- The making of modern India -- The legalization of India -- The great Depression -- Governments within governments -- Military imperialism and the Indian crowd -- Cycles of violence -- The great delusion
Control code
ocn958083832
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
564 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781610392938
Lccn
2016944891
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps

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