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 25 Oct 2015 Article/Essay
RBSI Essay Series:

The Trading Guilds of South India and South-East Asian histories.
By Sunny Narang

We cannot understand India and South-East Asian histories without understanding the Tamil and Kalinga empires and the trading guilds of South India .

I am continually shocked at the bad and st... Read More
 11 Aug 2015 Article/Essay
Essay:
Colonial India - British versus Indian Views of Development
By Bipan Chandra

Two divergent theories of economic development were evolved by the British and Indians during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. The two had divergent, rival perceptions of the nature of economic changes... Read More
 16 Jul 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Book :
Observations on the expediency of Shipbuilding at Bombay, for the service of His Majesty, and of the East India Company.
By William Taylor Money
Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, London - 1811

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 1 Mar 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Indian Finance, Currency and Banking
By S.V.Doaraiswami
Printed by G.Ramaswamy Naidu & Son, Madras - 1914

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In European and American countries there is a vast number of able minds... Read More
 28 Feb 2015 Article/Essay
SPEECH of R.K. SHANMUKHAM CHETTY, Minister of Finance introducing independent India's first Budget for the year 1947-48.

I rise to present the first Budget of a free and independent India. This occasion may well be considered an historic one and I count it a rare privilege that it has fallen to ... Read More
 28 Feb 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Financial Situation in India, as exposed in the Budget Statement for 1886-87
by John Dacosta
Published by P.S.King & Son, London - 1887

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 28 Feb 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Indian Finance - Three essays
Republished from the "Nineteenth century"
By Henry Fawcett (1833-1884)
Published by Macmillan & Co., London - 1880

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 20 Feb 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Mineral Resources of Mysore
By W.F. Smeeth and P. Sampat Iyengar
Printed at The Government Press, Bangalore - 1916

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 8 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
Two workers are shown carrying an opium crate away. One of a series representing the processes in the manufacture of opium at the Opium Factory at Gulzarbagh, Patna, in Bihar.
ca.1857

By Shiva Lal

Painting; gouache on mica

This Company Painting (a painting made by an Indian artist for the Brit... Read More
 8 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
Carpenters making crates, Patna, ca.1857
By Shiva Lal

Painting; gouache on mica

This Company Painting (a painting made by an Indian artist for the British in India) is done on mica (talc) and comes from a series of nineteen illustrating processes in the manufacture of opium at the opium factory... Read More
 8 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
Pots put into baskets and labelled, Patna, ca.1857
By Shiva Lal

Painting; gouache on mica

This Company Painting (a painting made by an Indian artist for the British in India) is done on mica (talc) and comes from a series of nineteen illustrating processes in the manufacture of opium at the opi... Read More
 8 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
Drying, Patna, ca.1857

This Company Painting (a painting made by an Indian artist for the British in India) is done on mica (talc) and comes from a series of nineteen illustrating processes in the manufacture of opium at the opium factory at Gulzarbagh in Patna, Bihar. According to the artist Is... Read More
 8 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
Testing for purity, Patna, ca.1857
By Shiva Lal

Painting; gouache on mica

This Company Painting (a painting made by an Indian artist for the British in India) is done on mica (talc) and comes from a series of nineteen illustrating processes in the manufacture of opium at the opium factory at Gu... Read More
 8 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
Clerks labelling and listing the balls, Patna, ca.1857.
By Shiva Lal

Painting; gouache on mica

This Company Painting (a painting made by an Indian artist for the British in India) is done on mica (talc) and comes from a series of nineteen illustrating processes in the manufacture of opium at th... Read More
 8 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
Testing for purity, Patna, ca.1857
By Shiva Lal

Painting; gouache on mica

This Company Painting (a painting made by an Indian artist for the British in India) is done on mica (talc) and comes from a series of nineteen illustrating processes in the manufacture of opium at the opium factory at Gu... Read More
 8 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
Balling and putting into brass cups, Patna, ca.1857.
By Shiva Lal

Painting; gouache on mica.

This Company Painting (a painting made by an Indian artist for the British in India) is done on mica (talc) and comes from a series of nineteen illustrating processes in the manufacture of opium at the ... Read More
 8 Mar 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Truth about Indian Opium
By G. Graham Dixon
Published H.M. Stationery Office, London - 1922

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Opium being created ready for despatch, Patna, ca.1857
By Shiva Lal

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 8 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
Mixing of the opium, Patna, ca.1857.
By Shiva Lal

Painting; gouache on mica.

This Company Painting (a painting made by an Indian artist for the British in India) is done on mica (talc) and comes from a series of nineteen illustrating processes in the manufacture of opium at the opium factory at... Read More
 8 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
Mixing of the opium, Patna, ca.1857.
By Shiva Lal

Painting; gouache on mica.

This Company Painting (a painting made by an Indian artist for the British in India) is done on mica (talc) and comes from a series of nineteen illustrating processes in the manufacture of opium at the opium factory at... Read More
 8 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
Mixing of the opium, Patna, ca.1857
By Shiva Lal

Painting; gouache on mica.

This Company Painting (a painting made by an Indian artist for the British in India) is done on mica (talc) and comes from a series of nineteen illustrating processes in the manufacture of opium at the opium factory at ... Read More