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This quantity is the 1st specific research of what occurred in Britain whilst the East India corporation received an enormous territorial empire in South Asia. Drawing on a mass of hitherto unused fabric inside the Company's administrative and monetary files, the booklet deals a reconstruction of the interior workings of the corporate because it made the notable transition from enterprise to empire in the course of the late-eighteenth century. Huw Bowen profiles the company's inventory holders and administrators and examines how these in London tailored their tools, operating practices, and regulations to altering situations in India.

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61. For the latter, see Ch. 2, 61-4. 62. Burrow, Hillfort settlement, 80-4. 63. See below, 30. 64. Costen, Origins of Somerset, 71-3. Period of transition 23 8. Selwood and the major dykes of sub-Roman Wessex in relation to Roman roads and major settlements and later shire boundaries (for further details of Bokerley dyke see fig. 23) reoccupation, but then it has not had the advantage of a systematic survey like that carried out by Ian Burrow in Somerset. However, excavations have suggested that Bokerley Dyke on the easterly edge of Cranborne Chase was built in the post-Roman period when it would have controlled access to the Dorchester area along the Roman road of Akling Dyke and perhaps operated with other stretches of Dyke in its vicinity (fig.

G. Burrow, Hillfort and Hill-Top Settlement in Somerset in the First to Eighth Centuries AD, BAR, 91 (1981), 172-84; for Glastonbury Tor which has sometimes been viewed alongside the reoccupied hill-forts, but see Chapter 4, 163-4. 58. S 238/B 121; M. Costen, The Origins of Somerset (1992), 61-5. 59. Alcock, 'New perspectives', 153-67. 60. A. and C. J. Higham, 'Gildas, Roman walls and British dykes', Cambridge Medieval Celtic Studies, 22 (1991), 1-14. 61. For the latter, see Ch. 2, 61-4. 62. Burrow, Hillfort settlement, 80-4.

Myres, The English Settlements (1986), 159-60. 32. M. Gelling, 'A chronology for English place-names', in Anglo-Saxon Settlements, ed. D. Hooke (1988), 59-76 (at pp. 60-1); T. and A. Burkitt, 'The frontier zone and the siege of Mount Badon: a review of the evidence for their location', PSANHS, 134 (1990), 81-93. 33. Gildas, Ruin of Britain, Ch. 22-3; Thompson, 'Gildas', 215-18, and Dumville 'Chronology', 70-2. In Bede's Ecclesiastical History, I, 15, Gildas's words are taken to apply to the settlement of Kent by Hengist and Horsa.

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