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Main Program | William Dalrymple: The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company

05 Nov 2020 15:00 - 16:00
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Bestselling author and historian William Dalrymple returns with The Anarchy, which explores how the Mughal Empire fell and was replaced by a multinational corporation based thousands of miles away – the East India Company. Join him as he discusses the devastating results from the abuse of corporate power by the Company’s shareholders, most of whom had no idea about the country whose wealth was providing their dividends.

Salah satu penulis dan sejarawan terlaris, William Dalrymple kembali dengan The Anarchy, yang mengeksplorasi bagaimana Kekaisaran Mughal jatuh dan digantikan oleh perusahaan multinasional India Timur yang berada di ribuan mil jauhnya. Bergabunglah dengannya untuk mendiskusikan hasil yang membawa kehancuran dari penyalahgunaan kekuasaan perusahaan oleh pemegang saham Perusahaan, yang sebagian besar tidak mengetahui bahwa kekayaan negara tersebut memberikan dividen bagi mereka.

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William Dalrymple

Award-winning author William Dalrymple found success from his first book, In Xanadu, shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize. His second book, City of Djinns, won the 1994 Thomas …


Krithika Varagur

Krithika Varagur is an award-winning American journalist, focusing on religion and politics in Southeast and South Asia. Her first book, The Call: Inside the Global Saudi Religious Project, examines the …



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