Robert Clive Of India
Robert Clive Was The Greatest British Figure In The History Of British India. Many Have Written About Him In The Light Of The Subsequent History Of Empire, But In This Book By The Most Distinguished Living Indian Writer The Convention Is Abandoned. Nirad C. Chaudhuri S Study Of Robert Clive S Strange And Elusive Temperament Has A Special Authority. It Derives From His Unique Insight Into The Bizarre Society Which Robert Clive Came To Shape And Influence, And Which In Equal Measure Shaped And Influenced Him. The Author Maintains That No Previous Biographer Or Historian Of The British Empire Has Assembled The Facts Of Robert Clive S Career And Near Miraculous Achievement In An Objective Way, Free Of Didactic Assumptions.
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On this day in history in 1725, was born Robert Clive. Clive was a soldier and administrator for the East India Company, who expanded British rule in India ...