5 Ways Imperial Britain Crippled Indian Handlooms — Market Mad House

You know the story. A vibrant nation flourishes in global trade and culture, and catches the eye of an empire.

Empire swoops in, takes over the nation, holds them in bondage for two centuries, until a grassroots movement rises to remove the imperialists and claim what is rightfully theirs. It’s the story of India.

But what you may not know is how meticulously the British destroyed India’s local industries to assert its dominance. That includes India’s handloom textile industry. For…

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Daniel G. Jennings is a writer who lives and works in Colorado. He is a lifelong history buff who is fascinated by stocks, politics, and cryptocurrency.

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