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'A Triple Empire...United under One Dominion': Charles Prinsep's Schemes for Exporting Indian Labour to Australia

Allbrook, Malcolm

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Charles Prinsep, a prosperous Calcutta lawyer and sometime advocate general of the East India Company, was active amongst a network of British entrepreneurs in India who were enthusiastic about an Indian Ocean sub-empire, the potential of the Australian colonies to become trading partners with India, and their prospects as destinations for British residents to settle after their Indian service. During the 1820s and 1830s, Prinsep embarked on a series of ventures to purchase land, establish...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/61357
Source: South Asia-Journal of South Asia Studies
DOI: 10.1080/00856401.2011.649676

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