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The British Salt Tax. How Damaging? (via Quick Take – As It Happens)


The Deeds of a Crooked Empire called British Empire

The British Salt Tax. How Damaging? In 1770 famine hit Bengal. The land revenue had only been sporadically collected by the Mughals, especially in times of difficulty. After the Company took over the Diwani it was fully and ruthlessly collected. In 1969 the crop was poor. In 1770, afte … Read More

via Quick Take – As It Happens

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