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The Pillage of India

Christopher de Bellaigue | New York Review Of Books | 29th May 2020

Action-packed and often blood-spattered account of British rule in India, drawing first on Anarchy, William Dalrymple’s history of the East India Company, and then on Inglorious Empire, Shashi Tharoor’s history of the Raj. By the late 19th century 6,000 British offici…

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