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The River Ganga (Ganges)
India as well as neighbouring countries like Bangladesh. SOURCES AND TRIBUTARIES ... drain the Northern part of India and Bangladesh. The Yamuna, which originates less than a hundred miles east of the Bhagirathi, flows ... Pataliputra. Even in the eighteenth century the ships of the East India Company would come to call at the port city of Tehri, ...
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Pirate Utopias (Do or Die)
In opposition to this, pirates created a world of ... , otherwise all decisions were made by the whole ship's company. This radical democracy was not necessarily very efficient; often pirate ... by Manuel Schonhorn, (London, Dent, 1972), p. 244 For example, the East India Company was brought near to collapse by piracy in 1690s. Robert C. ...
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Imperial Science Rescues a Tree
British troops stationed in India, along with the increasing number of women and children who joined the colonial administrators, made ... the quinine story, in particular the memoirs of Sir Clements Markham, an employee of the East India Company and an amateur geographer who volunteered to undertake the exploration of the Peruvian forests in ...
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GAIA Case Study: India - Sustainable urban development
In the east, between India and Myanmar and India and Bangladesh, hill ranges are much lower, Garo, Khasi, Jaintia and Naga Hills, running almost east-west, join the chain ... Ocean trade. - 1600 The English East India Company was founded. - 1757 English East India Company forces under Robert Clive won control of Bengal at the Battle of Plassey. The company soon began expanding its control. - ...
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Exploring: Weather
American colonies. This political consideration caused the East India Company to remove the pointed rods from their powder magazines in Sumatra, one of which ... Atmosphere." In The Feynman Lectures on Physics. Volume 2. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc.. 1966. Harris, Jack. "Fire of the Lord." New Scientist, 20/27 December 1984. ...
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Jersey City
Jersey City go back to 1616 when a village was created by the Dutch East India Company. Jersey City was known in Revolutionary times as the site of a British fort at ...
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Ellis Island
Gibbet Island. The Indians sold it to the Dutch East India Company for trinkets. The company later sold it to Mynheer Paauw who also bought land along the New Jersey ...
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Half Moon Replica -- The Ship Sailed by Henry Hudson
Halve Maen, was commissioned on March 25, 1609 for the Dutch East India Company. The company hired Hudson, an Englishman, to search for a passageway between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans ...
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The Desert Route From India
India; yet no trace of him occurs in the lists of servants of the East India Company, ... eastern seas in 1701-2, commanding the English East India Company's ship Albemarle 1; but inasmuch as ... India Office Library. This collection comprises the materials collected by Robert Orme in the course of his historical investigations and bequeathed by him (through a friend) to the library of the East India ...
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The Desert Route From India
India Office of the European inhabitants of Madras (1744-6). He was not in the East India Company's service. but was ... Mr. Munro of Culcairn', who came from India'; and again 'Mr. Munro and some other gentlemen from India, coming through the Desart of Arabia' ... Old Madras, vol. 11, P. 459). He had been on the Company's civil establishment at Bombay, commencing as a writer in ...
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