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The Theft of India: The European Conquests of India, 1498-1765 by Roy Moxham is a historical book that provides a comprehensive overview of the European conquest and rule of India from the 15th to the 18th centuries.
The book begins by recounting the journey of Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama to India in 1498. This journey opened a new era in Indian history, as European powers began to seek opportunities to exploit India’s resources and markets.
In the first part of the book, the author describes the process by which European powers, including Portugal, the Netherlands, Denmark, France, and Britain, began to establish trading ports and colonies in India. These ports were initially used for trade, but gradually became bases for European powers to expand their power.
In the second part of the book, the author focuses on the process by which European powers began to conquer and rule Indian territories. This process was slow and arduous, but ultimately European powers gained control of most of India’s territory.
In the final part of the book, the author analyzes the impact of European conquest and rule on India. The author argues that this process had a devastating impact on India, including economic, social, and cultural decline.
The Theft of India is written in a concise and easy-to-understand style. The author has used a wealth of sources, including historical, economic, social, and cultural documents. The book provides readers with a comprehensive and insightful view of an important period in Indian history.
The book is a valuable resource for anyone interested in Indian history, particularly the period of European conquest and rule. It is also a valuable work for anyone who wants to understand the impact of this period of conquest and rule on India.