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The East Indiamen

Author: Russell Miller; Time-Life Books.
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, ©1980.
Series: Seafarers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a historical survey of the East India Company from 1600 to 1858.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Miller, Russell.
East Indiamen.
Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, ©1980
(OCoLC)567424360
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Miller; Time-Life Books.
ISBN: 0809426919 9780809426911 0809426900 9780809426904
OCLC Number: 6447107
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: An all-out race for the Orient's wealth --
Essay: The man who told Portugal's secrets to the world --
"No trade without war, no war without trade" --
Essay: A priestly foothold in fabled Japan --
A seaman's lot: misery, danger and empty pockets --
An empire brewed from tea leaves --
Essay: Extraordinary ships in an exotic commerce --
A passage to India --
The splendid facade of a crumbling company.
Series Title: Seafarers.
Responsibility: by Russell Miller and the editors of Time-Life Books.

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Presents a historical survey of the East India Company from 1600 to 1858.

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