Colonialism in India and China
Mongol Rule in China
Decline of Mongol Rule
First Opium War 1839-1842
Second Opium War 1856-1860
The Conquerors: A Brief History of Colonial India
Company Rule in India
Battle of Plassey 1757
Battle of Buxar 1764
Anglo-Mysore Wars (1766-1799)
Anglo-Maratha Wars (1775-1818)
Anglo-Sikh Wars (1845-1849)
About The Project
Technological changes in India
The British inventions and technology standards soon took place in India for The Company to make sure it penetrates every region of the subcontinent.
At first, the telegraph and the steamship made trade easier, but the most powerful connection was the railway.
Railway development triggered
Dependence and Specialization
(Siamese twins of economic growth).
After 1837, post offices were established in main towns under the rule of British Indian Company.
1851 – first telegraph line laid in India, reaching by 1857 almost 7500 km.
Railway construction began only in 1849.
Bombay, Madras and Calcutta sheltered most of the “East Indiamen” (huge ships used by The Company to carry products)
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