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Bengal Pt. II, Vol. 2

The British Bridgehead - Eastern India, 1740-1828

Bengal( )
Author: Marshall, P. J.
Contribution by: Johnson, Gordon
Bayly, C. A.
Richards, John F.
Series title:The New Cambridge History of India Ser.
ISBN:978-0-521-02822-6
Publication Date:Nov 2006
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $38.95
Book Description:

Explains how Britain established her rule in eastern India during the eighteenth century.

Book Details
Pages:216
Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / India & South Asia
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.088 x 22.708 x 1.397 cm
Book Weight:0.332 Kilograms
Author Biography
Marshall, P. J. (Author)
Christopher Alan Bayly was born on May 18, 1945 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, United Kingdom. He graduated from St Antony's College. He was the pre-eminent historian of India and the British Empire and a pioneer of the field of global history. He wrote numerous books during his lifetime including The Local Roots of Indian Politics; Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars; Indian Society and the Making of the British Empire; Imperial Meridian; Empire and Information; The Origins of Nationality in South Asia; The Birth of the Modern World; and Recovering Liberties. In 2005, he received the Wolfson prize for history for his entire body of work. In 2007, he was the first scholar to be knighted "for services to history outside of Europe." He died of a heart attack on April 18, 2015 at the age of 69.

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