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Trade and Dependency

COLIN NEWBURY

in Patrons, Clients, and Empire: Chieftaincy and Over-rule in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257812
eISBN:
9780191717864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257812.003.01
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

English contact with India through the East India Company made commercial agents dependent on the patronage of Mughal authorities for the privileges of trade and settlement in restricted enclaves at ... More


Reversal of Status

COLIN NEWBURY

in Patrons, Clients, and Empire: Chieftaincy and Over-rule in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257812
eISBN:
9780191717864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257812.003.02
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

From 1858, Company action in Bengal transformed, over the following half century, a maritime agency into a land power on the sub continent. The Presidencies of Calcutta, Madras, and Bombay interacted ... More


“A Politie of Civill and Military Power”: Diplomacy, War, and Expansion

Philip J. Stern

in The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393736
eISBN:
9780199896837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393736.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter shows how the political system detailed in the previous chapters responded to unprecedented challenges to its authority and integrity, beginning in the early 1680s. A rebellion led by ... More


A Company to Fear: India and the American Revolution

Jonathan Eacott

in Selling Empire: India in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469622309
eISBN:
9781469623153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622309.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The Seven Years’ War and British conquest in Bengal furthered major constitutional questions about the similarities and differences of British rule in India and America, and reinvigorated plans for ... More


Madeleine: A Child Slave in Precolonial India

Sue Peabody

in Madeleine's Children: Family, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France's Indian Ocean Colonies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190233884
eISBN:
9780190233914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190233884.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, European Early Modern History

During Furcy’s lawsuit more than half a century after the fact, two receipts were offered as proof that his mother, Madeleine, had been sold as a child slave by Portuguese traders in the French ... More


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