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  East India Company - MSN Encarta
East India Company, any of a number of commercial enterprises formed in western Europe during the 17th and 18th centuries to further trade with the East Indies.
The most important of the companies were given charters by their respective governments, authorizing them to acquire territory wherever they could and to exercise in the acquired territory various functions of government, including legislation, the issuance of currency, the negotiation of treaties, the waging of war, and the administration of justice.
The East India Company, however, bought control of this new company, and in 1702 an act of Parliament amalgamated the two as “The United Company of Merchants of England Trading to the East Indies.” The charter was renewed several times in the 18th century, each time with financial concessions to the Crown.
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 British East India Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The British East India Company popularly known as "John Company" was founded by a Royal Charter of Queen Elizabeth I on December 31 1600.
The British East India Company's business was on India where it also acquired auxiliary governmental military functions which came to overshadow its activities.
India was often referred to as "Jewel in the Crown".
www.freeglossary.com /British_East_India_Company   (2871 words)

  
 EAST INDIA COMPANY
THE SAFAVID PERIOD The East India Company initially had 125 shareholders and was capitalized at c‚72,000 for separate trading voyages to the East Indies.
The East India Company maintained its factories in Kerma@n and Isfahan throughout Na@der's reign, but a renewal of civil war after his assassination in 1747—and lack of encouragement by Na@der's immediate successors—persuaded them to withdraw from Isfahan to Bandar(-e) ¿Abba@s (q.v.) in 1750.
Even in India, the company's trading monopoly was abolished in 1813, and by the 1850s it was little more than a managing agency for the British government's administration of India.
www.iranica.com /articles/v7/v7f6/v7f656.html   (2566 words)

  
 The East India Company - Its History and Results by Karl Marx   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The true commencement of the East India Company cannot be dated from a more remote epoch than the year 1702, when the different societies, claiming the monopoly of the East India trade, united together in one single Company.
At the commencement of the East India Company’s operations, under the reign of Elizabeth, the Company was permitted for the purpose of profitably carrying on its trade with India, fo export an annual value of £30,000 in silver, gold, and foreign coin.
The main theatre of operations in the East was India where the French and their puppets among the local princes were opposed by the British East India Company, which took advantage of the war to seize new Indian territories.
www.marxists.org /archive/marx/works/1853/07/11.htm   (3700 words)

  
 East India Travel,East India Travel Package,Eastern India Travel to East India
It is the least explored region of India for various reasons which include the infrastructure, special permits and sensitivity of the of the whole region.
Meghalaya is a a beautiful nature's gift at an altitude of 1496 mt. Mizoram, a mountainous region became the 23rd state of Indian Union in February 1987 and is sandwiched between Mynamar in the east and the south and Bangladesh and Tripura in the west with its northern frontier touching Assam and Manipur.
Kohima, the capital is situated at 1500 mt above sea level and is one of the prettiest centres of the north east.
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 Mountaineering in North East India,Adventure Mountaineering in North East India,Mountaineering Tours to North East India
Though, the whole of northeast India is toothed with mountains, there are few places in the north east India which offers abundant opportunity for the mountaineering and climbing.
The terrains of the north east India is very difficult and not easy to reach, which has prevented man to penetrate through the densely forested mountainous areas.
If you are in extreme north east India, then you don't have to crush the glaciers, nor do you need to carry heavy woolens to avoid the biting chill to go ahead, but, you will be impelled to cherish the abundant beauty around.
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 Trade to Colonization - Historic Dynamics, East India Companies - History, British Colonization, India, African Slave ...
Thirdly, the East India Company probably enjoyed better economies of scale since their ships were amongst the largest in the Indian Ocean.
In essence, the race for the colonization of India had been won by the British, and what Abbe de Pradt was saying was that it was in French interest to enjoy the "general" benefits of this victory and not bemoan the loss of "specific" benefits from the British victory.
The conquest of India continued with conclusive defeats of the Marathas in 1818, the Sikhs in 1848 and the annexation of Awadh in 1856.
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 East India: GOITO/NY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
East India: GOITO/NY Steeped in thousands of years of history, much of east India still remains untouched by time.
It is in the east that early industrialization of India took place, due to the incredibly rich hinterland, access to river and ocean commercial transport and British investment in technology.
Most of India's steel industry is located in Bihar and West Bengal region due to its proximity to coal/ iron ore belt here.
www.tourindia.com /htm/east1.htm   (290 words)

  
 Manas: History and Politics, East India Company
Numerous trading posts were established along the east and west coasts of India, and considerable English communities developed around the three presidency towns of Calcutta, Bombay, and Madras.
Hastings remained in India until 1784 and was succeeded by Cornwallis, who initiated the Permanent Settlement, whereby an agreement in perpetuity was reached with zamindars or landlords for the collection of revenue.
In 1858 the East India Company was dissolved, despite a valiant defense of its purported achievements by John Stuart Mill, and the administration of India became the responsibility of the Crown.
www.sscnet.ucla.edu /southasia/History/British/EAco.html   (584 words)

  
 Tranquebar : The Danish East India Company 1616 - 1669   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The founding of the first Danish East India Company was based chiefly on hopes and ambitions that had been aroused by the enormous revenues produced by the initial ventures of the British and Dutch companies.
Apparently, the original intention of the expedition planners had been that the destination of the first venture would be the Coromandel coast of India, a region suggested by one of the company's advisors, Roelant Crappé [4], a Dutchman formerly in the service of the VOC in Asia.
The Danish East India Company was at the time more or less bankrupt, and there was no sign of a resumption of contact with Tranquebar in the immediate future.
www.scholiast.org /history/tra-narr.html   (4397 words)

  
 East India Tourism,East India Tourism Travel,Tourism in East India
It was in the East India where early industrialization took place.
The dense forests of north east have in abundance rhinos, orchids and birds and butterflies.
In eastern part of India, Bihar is situated such that it has the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal to its north and the states of Orissa, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh flanking its sides.
www.indiavacationpackages.com /india-vacations/east-india-tourism.html   (489 words)

  
 East India Co   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
East India Co The East India Company was a British commercial and political organisation in India from 1600 to 1873.
After the break-up of the Mogul Empire during the 18th century a time of division and instability followed that forced the East India Company to raise troops and arm their ships.
In 1857 the Sepoy Mutiny led the British government to deprive the East India Company of political control, and it ceased to exist in 1873.
www.hyperhistory.com /online_n2/civil_n2/histscript6_n2/india_co.html   (225 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : An Essay on the East-India Trade
So that the means of our East and West-India trade, though we might lose by our dealings to some parts, yet we were gainers by the whole, and in the general balance.
Should we quit the hold we have in India, and abandon the traffic, our neighbours the Dutch will undoubtedly engross the whole: and if to their naval strength in Europe, such a foreign strength and welath be added, England must hereafter be contented to trade by their protection, and under their banners.
Their business in India cannot be managed without frequent gifts and presents to the rajas and governors, according to the practice in all the eastern countries.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/econ/eastindi.htm   (7325 words)

  
 webindia123.com-Indian History-Modern-ENGLISH EAST INDIA COMPANY
Attention towards India was diverted due to the Dutch influence in the Spice islands and getting raw materials for the English.
The voyage to India was led by Captain Hawkins.
Various factors besides the lack of a political authority in India encouraged the company to unleash a vigorous policy of trade.
www.webindia123.com /history/modern/english_east_india_company.htm   (578 words)

  
 The East India Company
This is where the East India Company finds itself now, relegated to the archives of the National Maritime Museum and only an aromatic reminder carried on the odd passing breeze.
The East India Company had a number of routes from London to the shores of Canton, and these included several key stop-off points on the way where ships would either lose or collect sailors to work them.
The East India Company came to an end with the Indian Mutiny of 1857, and its once famous building in Leadenhall Street was unceremoniously pulled down in 1860.
www.masud.co.uk /ISLAM/bmh/BMH-IRO-east_india_co.htm   (1679 words)

  
 The East India - India TravelPuppy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The largest city in India and hub of the east is Kolkata (Calcutta), the capital of West Bengal.
A short distance along the coast to the north is Konarak, known for its ‘Black Pagoda’ – a huge solitary temple to the sun god in the form of a chariot drawn by horses.
The region is filled with pine groves, waterfalls and brooks and is described as the ‘Scotland of the East’.
travelpuppy.com /india/the-east.htm   (662 words)

  
 Dutch East India Company - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Dutch East India Company (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie or VOC in Dutch, literally "United East Indies Company") was established on March 20, 1602, when the Estates-General of the Netherlands granted it a 21-year monopoly to carry out colonial activities in Asia.
Other colonial outposts were also established in the East Indies what later became Indonesia, such as on the Spice Islands (Moluccas), which include the Banda Islands where the VOC forcibly maintained a monopoly over nutmeg and mace.
The East Indies were awarded to the Kingdom of the Netherlands by the Congress of Vienna in 1815.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dutch_East_India_Company   (1482 words)

  
 East India Docks
The East India Company was established in 1600 to challenge the Dutch-Portuguese monopoly of the spice trade.
The East India Company had a monopoly of this trade until 1694 when the House of Commons passed an act that enabled all British firms to trade with India.
The British government became concerned with the power of the East India Company and in 1783 Charles Fox attempted to persuade Parliament to pass a bill that would replace the company's directors with a board of commissioners.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /LONeast.htm   (426 words)

  
 North East India,Tours to North East India,North East India Tour,North East India Travel,Travel to North East India
North-East of India was one political entity named Assam before the rest of the states were carved out of it.
Assam was a founding state of the Union of India in 1947.
North-East of India is the land of Blue Mountains, Green Valleys and Red River.
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 The British East India Company — the Company that Owned a Nation (or Two)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Spanish and Portuguese had a monopoly of the East Indies spice trade until destruction of the Spanish Aramada in 1588, which permitted the British and Dutch to seek their share of this wealthy import business.
The Dutch virtually excluded company members from the East Indies after the Amboina Massacre in 1623 (an incident in which English, Japanese, and Portuguese traders were executed by Dutch authorities), but the company's defeat of the Portuguese in India (1612) won them trading concessions from the Mughal Empire.
During its heyday, the East India Company not only established trade through Asia and the Middle East but also effectively became of the ruler of territories vastly larger than the United Kingdrom itself.
www.victorianweb.org /history/empire/eic.html   (546 words)

  
 East India Docks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
But as the average size of East Indiamen increased in the second half of the eighteenth century to 1,000 tons or more the ships had to anchor in deeper water down river at Blackwall.
In 1793 the East India Dock Company was formed to build modern dock facilities to better accommodate the vast shipping needs of the Company.
The British East India Company had been established under a Royal Charter of Queen Elizabeth I for 15 years for spice trading on 31st December 1600 AD with the capital of £ 70,000.
www.georgianindex.net /EastIndian/EIC_docks.html   (276 words)

  
 East India,East India Travel,East India Tours,North East India,Eastern India Tourism,Travelling in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The east is, largely undiscovered India - India-in-waiting.
This, in a way, is strange, because Calcutta was the first capital of Britain's "Jewel in the Crown" - India.
But, with the shifting of the administrative capital to New Delhi in the north, and the development of Bombay in the west into the industrial capital, focus shifted from the east.
www.indiantravelportal.com /zonesofindia/east.html   (198 words)

  
 East India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
A map of East India, including Jharkhand and Bihar, which are sometimes considered part of North India instead.
East India is a region of India consisting of the states of West Bengal, Orissa, and often Jharkhand and Bihar.
It is geographically between North India and North-East India, and shares many cultural and linguistic characteristics with Bangladesh, which formed part of this region before Partition.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/East_India   (195 words)

  
 East India Company Medals
Unusually within the overall system of honors and awards, the East India Company issued medals and awards on its own authority, with only occasional reference to the Crown.
Established: 1837, by the Governor-General in Council as the "Order of Merit." In 1859, when the East India Company was abolished by Parliament, the Order of Merit was taken over by India's new ruler, the British Crown.
The civil division was established in 1902 and, also, in 1902 the name was changed to the "Indian Order of Merit" (to avoid probable confusion with the newly instituted Order of Merit, 00000, above.) In 1912, when the Victoria Cross became available to soldiers of the Indian Army, the I.O.M. was reduced to two classes.
faculty.winthrop.edu /haynese/india/medals/EICMed.html   (795 words)

  
 Docklands Light Railway - Stations - East India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Download a local map of the area surrounding this station in PDF format.
East India station connects with local bus number 277.
Tour East London - Guide to East London, covering shopping, markets, eating, transport, art, heritage, festivals, walks, sailing, accommodation and much more.
www.tfl.gov.uk /dlr/stations/east_india.shtml   (121 words)

  
 North East India,North Eastern India,Northeast India,North East India Tour,Norteastindia
The alluring land of North East India is one of the most treasured eco-friendly sites in the entire world.
Manipur amidst high hill ranges is one of the most bewitching land situated in Northeast India.
Travel to Tripura, the smallest hill state in enchanting North East India with well spread tourist destinations.
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 East India Tour,East India Tours,East India Tour Packages,East India Travel
East India Tours - Interested in various colors of East India, then take this East India tour package now.
Delhi- the city of India offers an invincible blending of many cultures- British, Mughal and Hinduism.
The dreamland of the East India - Darjeeling is in close proximity with three international borders.
www.adyartravel.com /east-india-tour-package.html   (597 words)

  
 British East India Company - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
By the middle of the 19th century, the Company's rule extended across most of India, Burma, Malaya Singapore and Hong Kong, and a fifth of the world's population was under its trading influence.
East India Company: Its History and Results article by Karl Marx, MECW Volume 12, p.
British East India Company - Indian rebellion of 1857 - Aligarh Movement - Urdu movement - Partition of Bengal - Lucknow Pact - Khilafat Movement - Nehru Report - Fourteen Points of Jinnah - Allahabad Address - Now or Never pamphlet - Two-Nation Theory -
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 East India Company Restaurant - Ottawa Winnipeg Montreal Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
East India Company Restaurants have been in business for over thirty years and have always enjoyed a reputation for the best East Indian Food in Ottawa, Winnipeg, Montreal Canada.
The company is known not only for the high quality of food and service provided, but also for the atmosphere created through authentic Indian artwork ranging from 100 to 500 years old displayed through out the restaurants.
Copyright ©2004, 2005 East India Company Restaurants - all rights reserved.
www.eastindiaco.com   (118 words)

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