Covers the period from the establishment of British power as the dominant power in the subcontinent during the middle of the 18th century, to independence in 1947.
Bentinck: On Ritual Murder in India
An exposition of the arguments put in favour of banning of the practice of sati in East India Company controlled lands during the 19th century.
Discovering India, Imagining Thuggee
An examination of the development of the British understanding of the Thugs, and of relevant British documentation.
Dutch and Portuguese Colonial History
Part of web site dealing with the empires of these two European powers.
James Connolly: The Coming Revolt in India
An article from 1908 comparing poverty and wealth within India, and the possible consequences for the British.
Medical History of British India: Disease Prevention and Control
The National Library of Scotland presents nearly 50 Disease and Public Health reports from its India Papers collection.
Subhas Chandra Bose, The Indian National Army, and The War of India's Liberation
Account by Ranjan Borra on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, the INA, and its role in the independence movement. At the Vrij Historisch Onderzoek website.
The Unseen World, and other essays - The Famine of 1770 in Bengal
Chapter of a book by John Fiske, in 1869. Provides his explanations for the catastrophic famine of the early period of British rule in the previous century.
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