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Monthly Archives: June 2007

The Business of Empire

Review by: Gregory Harper University of Texas at Austin The Business of Empire: The East India Company and Imperial Britain, 1750- 1840Huw V. Bowen (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006), 304 pages Lest potential readers be wary of yet another book on the East India Company, rest assured that H.V. Bowen’s latest monograph does bring something […]

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June 2007: Stephen Howe

1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British and, moreover, imperial history? SH: I think it was history as such, more than any particular country or theme, which was the first great attraction. In many ways it still is: the curiosity about places or periods far distant from anything I’m mainly working […]

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