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    • The Story of Indian Business: The East India Company

    • The World's Most Powerful Corporation
    • By: Tirthankar Roy
    • Narrated by: Vikas Adam
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 62

    For over 200 years, the East India Company was the largest and most powerful mercantile firm in Britain and Asia. Set up to procure Asian goods for British consumers, the Company's business network spanned Persia, India, China, Indonesia, and North America. In the late 1700s, its career took a dramatic turn as the Company lost ground as a trading firm, but founded an empire in India. Why did a merchant firm end up being an empire builder? Why did politics mesh so closely with the conduct of business in this time? This new account of the East India Company answers these questions by taking a fresh look at the world of Indian business.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Super overview of the East India Company

    • By Dr. Brian L. Carpenter on 08-17-13

    Regular price: $19.95