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Inglorious empire

Shashi Tharoor

Inglorious empire

what the British did to India

by Shashi Tharoor

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Published .
Written in English

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  • History

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    Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-287) and index.

    StatementShashi Tharoor
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 294 pages
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26964163M
    ISBN 101947534297
    ISBN 109781947534292
    OCLC/WorldCa1032828916

      * BBC World Histories * 'Inglorious Empire' is a timely reminder of the need to start teaching unromanticised colonial history in British schools. A welcome antidote to the nauseating righteousness and condescension pedalled by Niall Ferguson in his book 'Empire'. * The Irish Times * '[M]agnificent.'Format: Hardcover. ***THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER*** In the eighteenth century, India's share of the world economy was as large as Europe's. By , after two centuries of British rule, it had decreased six-fold. Beyond conquest and deception, the Empire blew rebels from cannon, massacred unarmed protesters, entrenched institutionalised racism, and caused millions to die 5/5(1).

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‘Inglorious Empire is a timely reminder of the need to start teaching unromanticised colonial history in British schools. A welcome antidote to the nauseating righteousness and condescension pedalled by Niall Ferguson in his book Empire. ‘ — The Irish Times ‘His writing is a delight and he seldom misses his target.

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A welcome antidote to the nauseating righteousness and condescension pedalled by Niall Ferguson in his book 'Empire'/5(). Inglorious Empire tells the real story of the British in India — from the arrival of the East India Company to the end of the Raj — and reveals how Britain’s rise was built upon its plunder of India.

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Beyond conquest and deception, the Empire blew rebels from cannon, massacred unarmed protesters, entrenched institutionalised racism, and caused millions to die from starvation.

Tharoor’s book, Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India, originated from a short lecture Tharoor gave at Oxford, and its main arguments were summarised by the author in an article for the r makes three fundamental claims.

First, that India was a singular geographical and anthropological entity, and one of the richest lands on the planet. Check out this great listen on In the 18th century, India's share of the world economy was as large as Europe's.

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In the eighteenth century, India’s share of the world economy was as large as Europe’s. Byafter two centuries of British rule, it had decreased six-fold. In Inglorious Empire, Shashi Tharoor tells the real story of the British in India, from the arrival of the East India Company in to the.

“Inglorious Empire is a timely reminder of the need to start teaching unromanticised colonial history in British schools. A welcome antidote to the nauseating righteousness and condescension pedalled by Niall Ferguson in his book Empire.”.

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In Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India, Shashi Tharoor, writer, politician and United Nations-based diplomat for 30 years, asks a similar question to the one posed by Cleese's.

No, it's the same book with a different name for the british market because, and I am quoting him here, “Publishers always have a better sense of what works best in their markets.” Era of darkness was for India.

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