The East India Company: The World's Most Powerful Corporation

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Penguin Books India, 2012 - Business - 237 pages
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The East India Company: The World's Most Powerful Corporation is the story of how a mere trading firm went on to build one of the biggest empires in the world. Tirthankar Roy and Gurcharan Das explore and put together many known and unknown facts about the operations of the East India Company (EIC).
 

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Tirthankar Roy is a Professor of Economic History at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His publications include The Economic History of India 1857 1947, Third Edition (2011), Towards a History of Consumption in South Asia, co-edited with Douglas Haynes, Abigail McGowan, and Haruka Yanagisawa (2010), Company of Kinsmen: Enterprise and Community in South Asian History 1700 1940 (2010), and Traditional Industry in the Economy of Colonial India (1999).

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