The Black Hole of Calcutta

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Since 1600 the English East India Company traded with the Indian sub-continent and tried to avoid becoming involved in internal Indian politics

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I added titles from the defunct Common Reader catalog to my to-read list ages ago and finally thought to request them from the library. Not usually sympathetic to colonizers, I was not overly ... Read full review

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Barber's historical look into the 1756 Siege of Calcutta by Siraj-ud-Daula is chilling and fascinating all at once. His descriptions of the people involved in the struggle on their last day in the ... Read full review


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The Years of Discontent
The Last Days of Peace

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