With Clive in India

The Beginning of an Empire by G. A. Henty

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George Alfred Henty (8 December – 16 November ) was a prolific English novelist and war correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include The Dragon & The Raven (), For The Temple (), Under Drake's Flag () and In Freedom's Cause ().Occupation: Fiction writer, war correspondent. India was accustomed to invaders by the time the English arrived in the seventeenth century. Beginning with the great Indo-Aryan invasion ( B.C.), the natives of the Indian subcontinent had seen parts of their land overrun by conquering armies of Huns, Arabs, Persians, Tartars, and Greeks. With Clive in India gives a vivid picture of the wonderful events of the ten years, which at their commencement saw Madras in the hands of the French--Calcutta at the mercy of the Nabob of Bengal--and English influence apparently at the point of extinction in India--and which ended in the final triumph of the English, both in Bengal and Madras/5(). Summaries. In the mid's the East India Company has power over commerce on the sub-continent, with the blessings of the British government. A clerk in the company, Robert Clive, is frustrated by his lack of advancement, and transfers to the military arm of the company, where he excels.

Robert Clive was an unremarkable military man who nonetheless was the key soldier in the securing of India for Britain in the s. His masterpiece was Plassey, where his force of 3,+ men caused confusion in the enemy camp with an audacious penetration of same in the fog, then a holdoff of the massed enemies from the camouflage of a mango grove then the routing of a 50,+-strong army of /5. Robert Clive - Robert Clive - Clive’s administrative achievements: Clive’s chief claim to fame as a statesman rests upon the achievements of his second governorship. His work falls into three parts: external policy, the settlement of Bengal, and the reform of the company’s service. In his external policy Clive had to face one of the most difficult tests of statesmanship: that of knowing. item 5 With Clive in India: The Beginnings of an Empire by G.A. Henty Paperback Book Fr - With Clive in India: The Beginnings of an Empire by G.A. Henty Paperback Book Fr. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

David Clive King (24 April – 10 July ) was an English author best known for his children's book Stig of the Dump (). He served in the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve in the last years of the Second World War and then worked for the British Council in a wide range of overseas postings, from which he later drew inspiration for his ion: King's School, Rochester. Clive of India is a American historical biographical film starring Ronald Colman about the life of Robert was written by R.J. Minney and W. P. Lipscomb and directed by Richard Boleslawski. Colin Clive, who appears in the film, was a descendant of by: Alfred Newman.

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That has been hammered home in With Clive in India. It is one of the books freely available onthough I picked my copy up a few years ago in Poundland. Three nineteenth-century stories in one volume, the others being The Man Who Would Be King With Clive in India book King Solomons Mines/5.

The book continues with Clive's fight for English rule in India with many battles including against the French who had the same ambitions, Charlie and Peter's distinguish themselves and are promoted more than once, an interesting very long book, boring in places, lots of battles, if you want an everyday account of Clive's life in India then this is the book to read/5(22).

With Clive in India, by G.A Henty, first published inis a novel written in the historical fiction genre. The novel contains many historically accurate details, but with fictional characters.

The novel contains many historically accurate details, but with fictional characters. Comment: Our copy of the book, With Clive in India, is published by F. Lupton (around ), has pages, and is a hardcover with no dust jacket. Cover has heavy wear soiling, stain spots, but no writing nor stickers.

Pages have light wear, tanning, with no notes nor highlighting found.5/5(2). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. With Clive in India or The Beginnings of an Empire By: G. Henty () The period between the landing of Clive in India and the close of his career was eventful in the extreme.

At its commencement the English were traders existing on sufferance of the native princes; at its close they were masters of.

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The reader is transported to the far-flung reaches within India where Clive carved out a name for himself against the French and Indian rulers as a man of ambition and ruthless military cunning.

His campaigns and battles are told within an exciting narrative that just moved along relentlessly like Clive's Army moving across the plains of by: 2. With Clive In India book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A lady in deep mourning was sitting, crying bitterly, by a fire in sma 3/5(1).

The book continues with Clive's fight for English rule in India with many battles including against the French who had the same ambitions, Charlie and Peter's distinguish themselves and are promoted more than once, an interesting very long book, boring in places, lots of battles, if you want an everyday account of Clive's life in India then /5(21).

Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive, KB, FRS (29 September – 22 November ), also known as Clive of India, Commander-in-Chief of British India, was a British military officer and East India Company official who established the military and political supremacy of the East India Born: 29 SeptemberStyche Hall, Market Drayton.

With Clive In India (Book Review) Main Character. To begin the book review, I will start with the main character, Charlie. Plot. So as I said in the latter paragraph, Charlie needs to make money for his family who is slowly My ratings.

Before I get into the meat of this section, I want to say. With Clive in India is a book written by G.A. Henty about a sixteen year old boy named Charlie Marryat who goes to India and has many adventures there.

The book begins about half a year after Charlie’s father’s death. Charlie and his mother had been discussing getting a job for Charlie when they receive a letter from his great-uncle uncle saying that he got a job for Charlie in India, as.

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With Clive in India gives a vivid picture of the wonderful events of the ten years, which at their commencement saw Madras in the hands of the French--Calcutta at the mercy of the Nabob of Bengal--and English influence apparently at the point of extinction in India--and which ended in the final triumph of the English, both in Bengal and Madras.

Robert Clive, in full Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive of Plassey, (born SeptemStyche, Shropshire, England—died NovemLondon), soldier and first British administrator of Bengal, who was one of the creators of British power in his first governorship (–60) he won the Battle of Plassey and became master of Bengal.

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"By god, Mr. Chairman, at this moment I stand astonished at my own moderation." The year is The place, the House of Commons, London. The speaker is Robert, Lord Clive of India ().Author: Michael Olmert. Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi.

Book Number: Book Title: Clive of India Book Author: Minney, R. Book Language: English. Clive led the way with his Europeans, with the Sepoys supporting behind, and got across the rivulet with a loss of only four men.

He waited on the other bank till he saw the Sepoys climbing up, and then again led the English on in advance towards the unfinished part of the entrenchment. Get this from a library. With Clive in India, or, The beginnings of an empire.

[G A Henty; Gordon Browne; Blackie & Son.] -- Sent to India to make his fortune as a merchant, an English youth returns home after a ten-year adventure in which he makes a fortune and receives military honors while.

If you are going to read any book on the history of Lord Robert Clive this is the must have book. This seminal work is fascinating and is written in a way that is not apologetic or filled with adulation for Clive's achievements and motives/5.

An interesting and engaging biography of Clive, told with passion and verve. Harvey tells the story of Clive'ss humble beginnings and his campaigns in India, where he solidified the British presence into a real empire and became one of the greediest members of the greedy East India Company (of course, the House of Commons was well aware of his activities but Clive always got /5.Clive arrived in India at a time when many — Indian and European — were vying for power and influence amid the rivalries created by the slow disintegration of the once mighty Mughal dynasty.

Aurangzeb, last of the six great Mughal emperors, had spent much of his Author: Alex Rutherford.action Admiral Watson affairs Alivardi Alivardi Khan Arcot army arrived attack battle battle of Plassey became began Bengal Calcutta Calcutta Council Carnatic Chanda Sahib Chandernagore Clive wrote commander Committee Company's Cossimbazar Court of Directors death Deccan Delhi Dupleix dynasty East India Emperor Empire in India enemies England.