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By George K. McGilvary

Laurence Sulivan embodied the East India corporation. He lived on the Company's middle within the urban of London in India residence, and regulated an enormous advertisement and political empire in the course of Britain's ""Commercial Revolution"" and upward thrust to superpower prestige and supremacy in India and South and Southeast Asia. He was once ""king-maker,"" flesh presser, manipulator and negotiator, deeply thinking about British and Indian affairs, good friend and assured of Chatham, Clive, Burke and Pitt the more youthful and--very importantly--protector of Warren Hastings. McGilvary paints a bright and convincing photo of an influential and colourful company determine as he managed the main robust deepest corporation of his day.

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