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The Birth of Empire: The East India Company

Category: History
Episode 2 of 2 | Season 1
Sky:538Virgin:246
Mon 18 Sep
8:10am-9:00am (50 minutes)
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Pretty biased and gung ho
Pity it treats this topic with such bias and sees it as a great adventure. Could be longer, better balanced and have dealt with a larger subject area. Snow can do much better.
1homerj   1:45pm Fri 8 Apr Report Abuse

Dreary Dan
The program would be halfway watchable if only his face wasn't in 80% of the filming.
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Dan Snow concludes his history of the trading company, looking at the events that led to its downfall. By 1800, it had grown from a tiny band of merchants to a colossal network that was governing India on behalf of the British crown. However, a dangerous chasm opened up between the rulers and the Indian people - resulting in a bloody uprising in 1857 and the birth of the British Raj, when control of the subcontinent was passed to the monarchy

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