HIST 302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: British Empire, Indian Rebellion Of 1857, Spice Trade

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Terms: mughal, taj mahal, goa, malacca, macao, bengal (bangladesh), ceylon (sri. Lanka), canton, cochin, pondicherry, chadernagore, madras, bombay, calcutta, No ids on exam, just for spelling purposes. Themes: india before british imperialism, the second british empire, 1784-1856: expansion of the empire, 1857-1859: mutiny, secondary empires: africa, central asia, far east. 1) concept of india" didn"t exist until british came! Taj mahal (agra) closely tied to mughal empire -- > for wife of mughal emperor who had died in childbirth (everyone knows the building) L-> symbol of muslim mughal rule (came from persia) Europeans started to build trading posts on both sides on country -- > spice trade (trying to push arab spice trade out) 1600: british east india company to rival portuguese (check date): portuguese do the same. 1600s: dutch were most successful in spice trade. British eic goes perpetually bankrupt, needs to be bailed out multiple times.

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