under the British - links to primary sources.
of the British in India
Source Documents for the Study of Indian History, 1890-2000 AD.
Information on British India - maintained by the Digital South Asia
Library of the University
of the British Raj
Select Bibliography of the British Empire
British Empire - a timeline of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
Extent of Colonialism - in statistical terms.
- Imperialism, 1902 AD.
A. Schumpeter - "The Sociology of Imperialism",
Lenin - Imperialism: the Highest Stage of Capitalism, 1916
See also, "Imperialism
and the Split in Socialism".
Portuguese in India
Coming of the Europeans
in India - Vasco de Gama (1497-1498 AD)
Magellan's Voyage Round the World (1519-1522 AD)
Xavier's Letter from India
British in India
East India Company - an introduction.
Trade to Colonization - information on the historical dynamics
of the East India Companies.
The Beginning of the British Raj
on the Battle of Calcutta
on the Battle of Plassey
Black Hole of Calcutta (1756 AD)
Battle of Plassey (1757 AD)
See also, Sir
Robert Clive, Battle of Plassey.
Battle of Buxar
(1764 AD) - the British defeat Mir Kasim.
War (1767-1769 AD) - the British conclude a humiliating
peace pact with Hyder Ali.
The First Anglo-Maratha
War (1775-1782 AD)
War (1780-1784 AD) - the British defeat Hyder Ali.
See also, Manas
- History and Politics.
Earl of Cornwallis on the British Army in India (1786 AD)
War (1790-1792 AD) - encounter between the British
The British Defeat Tipu
Death of Tipu
Partition of Mysore (1799 AD)
Treaty of Bassein
The Second Anglo-Maratha
War (1803-1805 AD) - the British defeat the Marathas at
War (1814-1816 AD)
War (1817-1818 AD)
The Last Anglo-Maratha
War (1817-1819AD) - Marathas finally crush
Battle of Kelat (1839 AD)
The First Anglo-Burmese
War (1824-1826 AD)
Rise of Sikh
War (1845-1846 AD)
War (1848-1849 AD)
War (1852 AD)
March to Lhasa (C.G. Rawlings, 1904 AD)
Economic Benefits of
Colonial Rule to Britain
Effects of British Rule on India
Mun - England's Treasure by Foreign Trade, 1664 AD.
Adam Smith - The
Wealth of Nations: Of Colonies and
Costs of Empire.
Sea Bubble - An Economic Hazard of Colonialism.
Rule (1757-1857 AD)
Clive - Speech in Commons on India (1772 AD)
Regulating Act (1773 AD)
Burke - Speech in Commons on India (1783 AD)
Act (1784 AD)
The Trials of Warring Hastings, Governor-General (1773-1784 AD)
Education Policy in India
Macauley on Empire and Education (1830's AD)
Clash of Cultures
Indian Caste System and the British
Ramohan Roy - a second conference between an advocate for and
an opponent of the practice of burning
widows alive (1820 AD).
William Bentinck on ritual murder in India (1829 AD).
Elphinstone on Indian customs and manners (1840 AD).
British and the Construction of Thuggee
Monier Monier-Williams on camp life in India (1850 AD).
Naoroji on the benefits of British rule (1871 AD).
Creighton Hazewell - "British India", 1857 AD.
Marshall Lord Roberts - "When Queen Victoria Became Empress
of India", 1877 AD.
Arthur Male - "The Hill of Bones - Afghanistan, 1878".
in Northern India - The Budden and Gray Families.
Princely States during British Rule
Monier Monier-Williams - The Towers of Silence, 1870 AD.
a reflection upon the history, society,
and contemporary situation of
Parsis in India.
Fakir - Songs (19th Century AD)
Dutt - Sonnett (1876 AD)
Vivekananda - Profile and Writings.
Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941 AD)
There was a King" (1916 AD)
Home and the World (1915 AD)
British Culture in India
and Empire - Portraying India.
Projection of Imperial Power - the Royal Durbas in India.
Revolutionary Upheaval of 1857
British Press and the Indian Mutiny
Greathead - An Account of the Opening of the Indian Mutiny at
Meerut (1857 AD).
Creighton Hazewell - The Indian Revolt (1857 AD)
Traill Spence Lowell - The Relief of Lucknow
Lakshmibai, The Rani of Jhansi
India after the Mutiny
- Consolidating British Rule
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Agents in the Indian aristocracy and the early Congress
Indian National Movement (1905-1914 AD)
and "Extremists" in the battle for swaraj and swadeshi
T. Sunderland - The New Nationalist Movement in India,
Gangadhar Tilak (1856-1920 AD)
address to the Indian National Congress, 1907 AD.
Gadar Party - a bibliography of an Indian Nationalist Organization
based in the United States.
Khilafat Movement (1919-1924 AD)
The Gandhian Movement
Gandhi and the Nationalist Movement
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Gandhi and his Myths
Desai - growing up with Gandhi.
Cama - an Indian woman's Struggle for Independence.
Nehru - chronology and links to his writings.
Capitalism and India's Future (1941 AD)
Singh - a profile.
of India Act and After - In 1935 AD, the Government
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parliament. It provided for the
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and new system of
government on the basis of provincial
Quit India Movement (1942-1945 AD)
Chandra Bose - a profile.
Two Nation Theory and the Prelude to Partition - a historical
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Seeds of Muslim Nationalism
Development of the Muslim League
Muslim League heads for Partition
Ali Jinnah (1876-1948 AD)
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For "Prime Minister Winston
Churchill's Announcement to the
of Commons of Sir Stafford Cripps' Mission to India",
For the "Statement and draft
Declaration by His Majesty's Government
with correspondence and resolutions connected therewith
(Sir Stafford Cripps' Mission to India)",
Quit India Movement (1942 AD)
Sir Stafford Cripps
of Negotiations with the All-India Conference (1942 AD)
on India (1942 AD)
Speech to the All-India Congress (1942 AD)
S. Amery, British Secretary of State for India - Broadcast
Winston Churchill's Report to the House
of Commons on the Policy
British Government in India (1942 AD), click here.
Latest Message to America, October 31, 1942.
Government Statement - Policy in Burma (1945 AD)
Government Statement - Policy in India (1946 AD)
Partition of India
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