When India was the Richest Country on Earth

Course instructor Nick Booker looks at India’s influence by describing its important role in global trade in the 17th century. Nick talks about the Mughal empire as well as various European trading outposts in India, may of which later became colonies.

The Taj Mahal is discussed as an example of production using a global supply chain, with materials sourced from all over the world.

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Professor Brian Joseph of the Ohio State University (www.osu.edu) and Nick Booker of IndoGenius (www.indogenius.org) are the instructors for this highly engaging course meant to inform young Americans about and prepare them for study and internship in India. Learners from around the world and especially India are also taking part and contributing thoughtful perspective in the course discussion forums.

DISCLAIMER: The views expressed in this video are those of the course instructor(s) and are not meant to represent the views of any company, education institution or platform, or any other governmental or non governmental organisation.

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