East India Company

The rise and fall of the Sassoon family, whose yearning for social acceptance brought titles at the cost of success

The early growth of the Empire was fuelled by spices, not slaves

Why remember the embarrassing first steps of a giant?

Tirthankar Roy dismisses both nationalist tropes about evil colonialists and imperial assumptions of benevolent liberal intervention

The Allsopp family has revived the original Burton IPA which made its name and fortune more than a century ago

James Stevens Curl reveals how this new release provides amazing insight into the household of a well-heeled, cultured European in late eighteenth-century India

Dalrymple’s Anarchy says more about about a selling machine somewhat different to the East India Company