Battle of the Boyne 1690 by Michael McNally

By Michael McNally

Книга Osprey crusade №160. conflict of the Boyne 1690 Osprey crusade №160. conflict of the Boyne 1690 Книги Исторические Автор: M.McNally Формат: pdf Издат.:Osprey Страниц: ninety eight Размер: forty seven Mb ISBN: 084176 891 five Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Сериявоенных книгCampaign от Osprey.

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Colonial India, it is said by critics, was little more than a storehouse of raw materials and a market for British goods and her world empire. Others argue that though there were long- and short-term problems with the Raj, the British should receive credit for some contributions to India’s benefit. These include the establishment of law and order that led to greater domestic peace and the extensive civil administration system that allowed the country of 347 million to function. ”[44] To rule such a massive country as India required an efficient administration and many bureaucrats to carry out the everyday work of governing.

At the same time, he notes that rail benefitted eastern regions by creating cheap transportation opportunities for East Indian workers who found employment in the Jute mills. The number of people who were transported by rail in India grew each year. [67] The railroad also became one of the three largest employers of the Indian population, just behind the Indian Army, the post, and telegraph. [68] British innovations, particularly in rail, Derbyshire claims, were not the direct cause of the negative impact nationalist writers often claim.

In the 1700s, India was ruled by a number of princes kept in power by mercenary forces. It was the norm then, and not the exception, for the British East India Company, which had growing interests to protect in Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay, to employ Indian soldiers for their cause. Unlike many other proprietors, the Company had a reputation of paying on time and without fail. ”[9] This is not to say all relations between Indians and the Company were friendly. It must be remembered that in the mid-1700s, the British were not building an unchallenged empire as many modern historians paint it, but actually competing with rivals for economic dominance.

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