Indian Empire


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Indian Empire

British India and the Indian states under indirect British control, which gained independence as India and Pakistan in 1947
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Chapters offer a world history that documents European battles to control the riches of the Caribbean, showing how sugar interests came to dictate imperial policy and how the British West Indian empire evolved.
Jaipur is a real-life guide to what the majestic Indian empire breeds of.
By the time John and William Muir arrived in India for careers in the Bengal Civil Service (in 1826-27 and in 1835-37), the sway of the East India Company's Indian empire already reached across the entire Indian Ocean basin--from Africa and Arabia to China.
The history of British involvement in the provinces of Basra, Baghdad and Mosul is a tale of unexpected consequences set against the needs of the Indian Empire and traditional imperial policy: the 'brown dominions' opened a new, expensive and dangerous chapter As Prof.
The Mughal love of portraiture is another difference between this Indian empire and other Muslim rulers; Muslim dynasts typically kept a low profile in the figural arts.
Burma was ruled as part of Britain's Indian Empire until 1935, and the links between the two countries remained strong after Burma gained its independence in 1947.
His possessions include 100-trillion banknotes from the inflation-hit African country, not to mention money used by German Nazis and the British Indian empire.
Mountbatten recalls her father's tenure as the last Viceroy of the British Indian Empire (1947) and the first Governor General of the Union of India (1947-48) just prior to India's independence.
Blanchett was cast as Edna Mountbatten, wife of Lord Mountbatten, who was the last viceroy of the British Indian Empire and oversaw the country's transition to independence in 1947.
The violence between the military junta and ethnic insurgency groups has driven thousands from the country, which was once part of Great Britain's vast Indian empire.
Considered the rural backyard of the metropolitan New Delhi-based British Indian Empire, the new country went through a brisk process of urbanisation and industrialisation.
Fourthly, the conditions of World War II which made it impossible for Britain to hold on to its Indian empire.

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