The corporation that changed the world : how the East India Company shaped the modern multinational / Nick Robins

Author(s): Robins, Nick
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Subjects: International business enterprises--Moral and ethical aspects--Great Britain--History
International business enterprises--Government policy--Great Britain--History
International business enterprises--Great Britain--History
International business enterprises--Government policy--Great Britain
International business enterprises
International trade
India--Economic conditions
East India Company--History
East India Company
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: London : Pluto Press ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
LC Classification: H, HF
Physical Description: xix, 260 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: How the East India Company shaped the modern multinational
Online version: Robins, Nick. Corporation that changed the world. (OCoLC)820849779 2nd ed. London : Pluto Press, 2012 9781849646918
Notes: LCCN: 2012419374
ISBN: 9780745331966 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0745331963 (hbk.)
ISBN: 9780745331959 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0745331955 (pbk.)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-250) and index
Contents: Chronology -- The hidden wound -- The imperious company -- Out of the shadows -- The Bengal Revolution -- The Great East Indian crash -- Regulating the company -- Justice will be done -- The toxic exchange -- A skulking power -- Unfinished business -- Epilogue
Summary: The English East India Company was the mother of the modern multinational. Established in 1600, its trading empire encircled the globe, creating a lifestyle revolution. The Company's practices shocked its contemporaries and still reverberate today. This book explores the Company's enduring global legacy. It investigates how the Company's spectacular rise and fall were driven by the four forces of finance, technology, monopoly and regulation
OCLC Number: 816229288
ISBN/ISSN: 9780745331966
0745331963
9780745331959
0745331955
9781849646918
1849646910
9781849646932
1849646937
9781849646925
1849646929