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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 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    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