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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 48
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      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expect from a history book

    • By Bobby Meyer on 10-09-18

    Regular price: $24.95