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The worlds of the East India Company

Author: H V Bowen; Margarette Lincoln; Nigel Rigby
Publisher: Woodbridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press in association with the National Maritime Museum and Univerisity of Leicester, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
A collection of essays on the history and relationships of the East India Company from 1600 to the early 1800s.

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H V Bowen; Margarette Lincoln; Nigel Rigby
ISBN: 0851158773 9780851158778 1843830736 9781843830733
OCLC Number: 59417834
Notes: Papers from a conference held at the National Maritime Museum, in association with the University of Leicester, in July 2000.
Credits: Published in association with the National Maritime Museum and University of Leicester.
Description: xvii, 246 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: English East India Company and India / Om Prakash --
"No longer mere traders" : continuities and change in the metropolitan development of the East India Company, 1600-1834 / H.V. Bowen --
East India Company agency work in the British Isles, 1700-1800 / James H. Thomas --
War, competition and collaboration : relations between the English and Dutch East India companies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries / Femme Gaastra --
Frank submissions : the Company and the Mughals between Sir Thomas Roe and Sir William Norris / Sanjay Subrahmanyam --
East India Company and the trade in non-metallic precious materials from Sir Thomas Roe to Diamond Pitt / Bruce P. Lenman --
Bengkulu : an Anglo-Chinese partnership / Anthony Farrington --
Establishing the sea routes to India and China : stages in the development of hydrographical knowledge / Andrew S. Cook --
Strategy, policy and shipbuilding : the Bombay dockyard, the Indian Navy and imperial security in eastern seas, 1784-1869 / Andrew Lambert --
"An undiscovered ocean of commerce laid open" : India, wine and the emerging Atlantic economy, 1703-1813 / David Hancock --
Contested relations : the East India Company and lascars in London / Shompa Lahiri --
Signs of commerce : the East India Company and the patronage of eighteenth-century British art / Geoff Quilley --
India and the East India Company in the public sphere of eighteenth-century Britain / Jeremy Osborn --
Afterword : the legacies of two hundred years of contact / P.J. Marshall.
Responsibility: edited by H.V. Bowen, Margarette Lincoln and Nigel Rigby.


Historians explore the origins, operation, and influence of the Company in many different spheres, but especially on the Indian subcontinent.  Read more...


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Throws light on significant aspects of the Company's history. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MARITIME HISTORY

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