East India Company

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Primary source documents on British trade and rule in India, 1595-1947.
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1595 to 1947
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This resource from Adam Matthew contains India Office Records from the British Library, London, including royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, minutes of council meetings, and reports of expeditions.

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Laurier Library has provided access to this resource since April 2018.

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  • Cultural Analysis and Social Theory
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  • Global Governance
  • Global Studies
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  • History
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India Office Records