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" And whereas to pursue schemes of conquest and extension of dominion in India are measures repugnant to the wish, the honour, and policy of this nation... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Página 566
1823
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Warfare, Expansion and Resistance

Patrick J. N. Tuck - 1998 - 234 páginas
...for the future of the British in India that 'to pursue schemes of conquest and 90 extent of dominion, are measures repugnant to the wish, the honour and the policy of this nation'.31 In presenting the Committee's resolutions, Dundas had insisted that the Company's servants...
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The Proudest Day: India's Long Road to Independence

Anthony Read, David Fisher - 1999 - 565 páginas
...reluctant rulers. When Parliament declared in 1783 that 'to pursue schemes of conquest and expansion of dominion in India are measures repugnant to the wish, the honour and policy of this nation' 1 most people in Britain readily agreed. For many years, the British in India...
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Possible Pasts: Becoming Colonial in Early America

McNeil Center for Early American Studies - 2000 - 417 páginas
...1782 the British House of Commons resolved that "to pursue schemes of conquest and extent of dominion, are measures repugnant to the wish, the honour, and the policy of this nation."16 The ease of this disavowal shows how indirect and mediated colonial culture can be. In the...
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The Dynamics of Global Dominance: European Overseas Empires, 1415-1980

David B. Abernethy - 2000 - 524 páginas
...the Indian subcontinent. The India Act of 1784 declared Parliament's view that expansion there was "repugnant to the wish, the honour and the policy of this nation." Nonetheless, a series of military campaigns under two activist governor-generals, Lords Cornwallis...
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Advance Study in the History of Modern India (Volume-1: 1707-1803)

G.S.Chhabra - 2005 - 400 páginas
...policy initiated by Clive. Pitt's India Act of 1784 rather laid down the policy in clear words: "Whereas to pursue schemes of conquest and extension of dominion in India are measures repugnant to the wish, honour and the policy of this nation, the Governor-General and his Council are not without the express...
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The Scandal of Empire

Nicholas B Dirks - 2006 - 389 páginas
...on the trading aspects of its operation. Pitt went so far as to insert a clause in the act stating that "to pursue schemes of conquest and extension...repugnant to the wish, the honour, and the policy of this nation."40 Cornwallis, who went to India as governor-general in 1786, honored this stricture in formal...
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The Business of Empire: The East India Company and Imperial Britain, 1756–1833

H. V. Bowen - 2005
...interests. 7 This was especially the case after 1784 when a clause in Pitt's India Act had declared that 'schemes of conquest and extension of dominion in...wish, the honour, and the policy of this nation', and decreed that all wars other than those of self-defence could be 65 Ibid, pp. 167—74. On this...
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Against the Vietnam War: Writings by Activists

Mary Susannah Robbins - 2007 - 289 páginas
...imperialist powers have had explicit territorial ambitions. Thus in 1784, the British Parliament announced that "to pursue schemes of conquest and extension...dominion in India are measures repugnant to the wish, honor, and policy of this nation." Shortly after, the conquest of India was in full swing. A century...
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