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India under Colonial Rule, 1752-1933

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Power and Preachers comprises 6 diverse primary source collections which detail the political, economic, and spiritual realities of British colonial rule in India. The featured collections include records from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, from the establishment of the East India Company and the India Act to the emergence of Gandhi and the independence movement. Drawn from a diverse range of sources, the materials show the Raj through the eyes of commercial, military, and bureaucratic elites, as well as missionaries, labourers, and Indians themselves. 

This series therefore provides students and researchers with a nuanced synopsis of British colonialism in India and India’s role in shaping modern Britain.

Dates Covered



  • Bodleian Library
  • British Library; LHASC; WCML
  • India Office Library
  • National Library of Scotland
  • National Library of Wales


Licensed to access India, Uprising and Reform 1879 to 1910: in the Records of the Governor-General

The Indian papers of the 4th Earl of Minto
Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, the 4th Earl of Minto, was the...

Licensed to access Indian Communists and Trade Unionists on Trial: The Meerut Conspiracy, 1929-1933

The Meerut Conspiracy Trial, 1929-1933
The Meerut Conspiracy Case was a controversial court case initiated...

Licensed to access Indian and Sri Lankan Records from Colonial Missionaries, 1770-1931

South Asian records of the USPG
The United Society Partners in Gospel (USPG) is a UK-based...

Licensed to access The East India Company: Laying the Foundations for British Colonial Domination of India, 1752-1774

The Indian papers of Colonel Clive and Brigadier-General Carnac, 1752-1774
This collection provides a unique perspective on the complex geopolitical...

Licensed to access India, Business and Control 1806 to 1814: in the Records of the Governor-General

Indian papers of the 1st Earl of Minto, 1606-1814
The 1st Earl of Minto served as Governor-General of India...

Licensed to access World News in Indian Newspapers, 1782-1908

Reports from The India Gazette, The Bengal Hurkaru and Chronicle, and The Bengal Times
Part of our wide-ranging Power and Preachers series, this collection...
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