James Mill
#1315 Overall Influence

James Mill

Scottish historian, economist, political theorist and philosopher


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James Mill was a Scottish historian, economist, political theorist, and philosopher. He is counted among the founders of the Ricardian school of economics. He also wrote the monumental work The History of British India. He was the first writer to divide Indian history into three parts: Hindu, Muslim and British, a classification which has proved surpassingly influential in the field of Indian historical studies, but which is seen in recent decades as being deeply problematic.

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University of Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh

Public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland

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Religious Studies
#1941 World Rank
Political Science
#4702 World Rank