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    • The Corporation That Changed the World

    • How the East India Company Shaped the Modern Multinational
    • By: Nick Robins
    • Narrated by: Simon Barber
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    The English East India Company was the mother of the modern multinational. Its trading empire encircled the globe, importing Asian luxuries such as spices, textiles, and teas. But it also conquered much of India with its private army and broke open China's markets with opium. The Company's practices shocked its contemporaries and still reverberate today.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • an axe to grind

    • By heidi sugarman on 12-21-17

    Regular price: $24.95