Madhumita Bose

Bengal textiles, international cloth

The Hooghly port was a major driver of globalisation centuries before Western call centres re-discovered the Subcontinent.

May 01, 2009

No competition

From the distance of centuries, the struggles of the East India Company to control its officials look depressingly familiar.

Mar 06, 2009

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