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The Corporation That Changed the World: How the East India Company Shaped the Modern Multinational

The English East India Company was the mother of the modern multinational. Its trading empire encircled the globe, importing Asian luxuries such as spices, textiles and teas. But it also conquered much of India with its private army and broke open China’s markets with opium. The Company‚Äôs practices shocked its contemporaries and still reverberate today. The Corporation That Changed the…