Cornwallis in Bengal
Although Cornwallis' term as Governor of the Bengal Presidency was short, less than a decade, he oversaw considerable changes that cemented British control in India and began to extend its influence further East. There was a permanent settlement of the land revenues of Bengal, Tipu Sultan of Mysore was defeated, the Indian Civil Service was created, Penang was founded and the first English embassy was sent to China. In this book, Aspinall concentrates on his internal reforms and ends the book with a look at the British East India Company's trade and the establishment of Penang. Good First Edition Hardback. 210 pages. For further details, please see the scanned contents page.
Weight 0.7kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by Manchester University Press, 1931
Condition:The cover is bumped at both ends of the spine and in the corners and the gilt lettering on the spine is still strong. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is mild to medium tanning throughout.