James Mill Divided Indian History into Three Periods
James Mill was a Scottish economist and political philosopher. He published a massive three-volume work, A History of British India. He felt British rule could civilize India. The introduction of European manners, arts, institutions, and laws in India was necessary for this.
He suggested the British to conquer all the territories in India to make sure the enlightenment and happiness of the Indian people. According to him without British help, India was not capable of progress.