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Adam Matthew publishes unique primary source collections from archives around the world.

Our award winning collections span the social sciences and humanities and cover a multitude of topics ranging from Medieval family life and Victorian medicine to 1960s pop culture and global politics.

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The East India Company: Rise to Demise

Newly digitised archive reveals the colourful history of the East India Company and the challenges of a globalising world From its trade origins in the East and rise to become the world’s most powerful company and de facto ruler of India, to its demise amongst allegations of greed and corruption, the latest online collection from Adam Matthew reveals the East India Company’s rich history through archival material sourced exclusively from the British Library, London. Beginning with the Company’s

‘The captain-general of iniquity’: The impeachment of Warren Hastings

One of the many good things about living in a place like Britain, where lots of documented stuff has been going on in a small space for a long time, is that wherever you go there’ll be some historical notable who’s been there before you. Last summer I was wandering around the Cotswolds and passed through Daylesford, for many years owned, I discovered using the power of the guidebook, by Warren Hastings, perhaps the most notorious figure in the East India Company at the height of its power and the

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