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India, British Empire colony products map  The British Empire and tea were inextricably linked. The triangular trade between India, China and Great Britain which brought tea to London and the planting of vast estates in India and Sri Lanka from about 1860 onwards, meant that tea dominated the agriculture and trade of Empire. This film ‘The gardens of Asia’ made in 1936 gives a unique historical perspective of the relationship between tea and Empire

India, British Empire colony products map The British Empire and tea were inextricably linked. The triangular trade between India, China and Great Britain which brought tea to London and the planting of vast estates in India and Sri Lanka from about 1860 onwards, meant that tea dominated the agriculture and trade of Empire. This film ‘The gardens of Asia’ made in 1936 gives a unique historical perspective of the relationship between tea and Empire

Today in Transportation History: April 16, 1853    India, which was still under British rule at the time, opened a new chapter in travel with the debut of the first passenger railroad service in that part of the world. Nearly a century after making its first run, that railroad became part of India’s vast Central Railway.

Today in Transportation History: April 16, 1853 India, which was still under British rule at the time, opened a new chapter in travel with the debut of the first passenger railroad service in that part of the world. Nearly a century after making its first run, that railroad became part of India’s vast Central Railway.

1855 - Road, Railway & Telegrahic Map of India Shewing The Post Roads And Dawk Stations By James Wyld . . . - Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.

1855 - Road, Railway & Telegrahic Map of India Shewing The Post Roads And Dawk Stations By James Wyld . . . - Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.

The decline of the Mughal empire Indian disunity contributed to British success. By the beginning of the 19th century, India was Britain’s colonial possession. Indian ports were vital to to British sea power.  This was the Mughal empire before Britain took it.

The decline of the Mughal empire Indian disunity contributed to British success. By the beginning of the 19th century, India was Britain’s colonial possession. Indian ports were vital to to British sea power. This was the Mughal empire before Britain took it.

Sanskrit is considered to be the oldest language of the gods, as it is made up of the primordial sounds. Today, Sanskrit is the classical language of Indian and the liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.

Sanskrit is considered to be the oldest language of the gods, as it is made up of the primordial sounds. Today, Sanskrit is the classical language of Indian and the liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.

MAP ca. 150 CE. Kushan Empire. Kujula Kadphises united the disparate tribes in the 1st C. BCE wresting control of the area from the Scytho-Parthians, the Yuezhi moved south into the N.W. Indian known as Gandhara (now parts of Pakistan and Afghanistan) and established a capital near Kabul.

MAP ca. 150 CE. Kushan Empire. Kujula Kadphises united the disparate tribes in the 1st C. BCE wresting control of the area from the Scytho-Parthians, the Yuezhi moved south into the N.W. Indian known as Gandhara (now parts of Pakistan and Afghanistan) and established a capital near Kabul.

Map Britain 425AD © Nash Ford Publishing This was around the time that Vortigern is said to have emerged from the Gloucester area as the chief political power in the country [Pink}. The Saxons and Irish were already settling in coastal areas. Little is known of the Northern Pictish regions [Purple], but presumably the tribal divisions of previous ages survived into the 5th century.

Map Britain 425AD © Nash Ford Publishing This was around the time that Vortigern is said to have emerged from the Gloucester area as the chief political power in the country [Pink}. The Saxons and Irish were already settling in coastal areas. Little is known of the Northern Pictish regions [Purple], but presumably the tribal divisions of previous ages survived into the 5th century.

1902 Map of India, Then a Colony Within the British Empire, Showing Internal Boundaries Premium Poster at Art.com

1902 Map of India, Then a Colony Within the British Empire, Showing Internal Boundaries Premium Poster at Art.com

The Gurjar-Pratihara dynasty, in 900 AD, spread its kingdom from Rajasthan to the east in India. Meanwhile, the Deccan was under the Rashtrakuta dynasty.

The Gurjar-Pratihara dynasty, in 900 AD, spread its kingdom from Rajasthan to the east in India. Meanwhile, the Deccan was under the Rashtrakuta dynasty.

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