Compare the methods by which the Parsees of India benefitted from the trade in opium and the way that the British and Dutch governments benefitted from the trade in Opium.
The Parsi involvement in drugs got to serve many internal Parsi requirements and therefore,it can be seen as part of the larger Parsi historical imperative to safeguard identity, and the main intention is to remain economically, social and politically relevant as a community at any given time on the whole. Therefore, this was the non European foundation of Imperialism by the Parsis.
However, the British and the Dutch had a different methodology where the main aim is to earn more profits through the trade by the East India company and Dutch company respectively. This is because opium trade can be considered as a modest investment could deliver huge returns on the whole.
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