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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 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    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
    • Seems a bit unbalanced and not fully informed

    • By Jeffrey A. Evey on 10-13-18

    Regular price: $24.95