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Trade that the British East India Company was involved in, 1814-35
(Figures from Parliamentary papers for 1840)
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Trade between Britain and India, 1814-35
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Study this source carefully.
1 What impression does this information give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the benefits of economic development in the empire?
  • the economic benefits of the empire to Britain?
2 Explain whether you think this information gives a positive or negative view of the empire.
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