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Fort Cochin in Kerala, 1750-1830 : the social condition of a Dutch community in an Indian milieu

Author: Anjana Singh
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.
Series: TANAP monographs on the history of the Asian-European interaction, v. 13.
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This study of the early modern fortress town of Cochin in India, based on the rarely used VOC archival deposits in the Tamilnadu State Archives in Chennai (Madras), provides an intimate portrait of a Dutch urban community of East India Company servants and their dependents living within the larger social environment of the Malabar coast. It shows how between 1750 and 1830 the population of this Dutch settlement had  Read more...
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Singh, Anjana, 1976-
Fort Cochin in Kerala, 1750-1830.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
(DLC) 2010004495
(OCoLC)511624952
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anjana Singh
ISBN: 9789004190252 9004190252
OCLC Number: 695988891
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 317 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: Getting to know places and peoples: Cochin circa 1750 --
The metamorphosis of the Malabar Command (1750-1784) --
The social world of Fort Cochin --
Days of reckoning (1784-1795) --
Life after the VOC --
Adapting to British Cochin (1798-1830).
Series Title: TANAP monographs on the history of the Asian-European interaction, v. 13.
Responsibility: by Anjana Singh.

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This study of the early modern fortress town of Cochin in India, based on the rarely used VOC archival deposits in the Tamilnadu State Archives in Chennai (Madras), provides an intimate portrait of  Read more...

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'Anjana Singh's study changes our perception of the Dutch presence in India...' Zoltan Biedermann, Birkbeck College, London, Indian Economic Social History Review 2012 49: 273

 
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