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Chronological Overview of the French Trade at Canton, 1698–1842

Susan E. Schopp

in Sino-French Trade at Canton, 1698-1842

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9789888528509
eISBN:
9789888180110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528509.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 1 provides a chronological overview of France’s near century and a half (1698–1842) in the Canton Trade. The Europe trade was carried out for its first two decades by private traders to whom ... More


Introduction

Danna Agmon

in A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709937
eISBN:
9781501713071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709937.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Introduces the French imperial project in India in general and Pondichéry specifically. This chapter also examines the reliance of both French trader-administrators of the Compagnie des Indes and ... More


Introduction: Companies, Colonies, and Their Critics

Sunil M. Agnani

in Hating Empire Properly: The Two Indies and the Limits of Enlightenment Anticolonialism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251803
eISBN:
9780823253050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251803.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Anglo-French colonial rivalry marks the writings of the late 18th century, calling for a comparative examination of discourses and debates from each national frame. Yet many studies take one national ... More


Sino-French Trade at Canton, 1698-1842

Susan E. Schopp

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9789888528509
eISBN:
9789888180110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528509.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Sino-French Trade at Canton, 1698–1842 fills a gap in Canton Trade scholarship with this new account of France’s near century-and-a-half experience in that trade. From the distinctive features of the ... More


A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India

Danna Agmon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709937
eISBN:
9781501713071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709937.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Early in the eighteenth century, in the French colony of Pondichéry, India, a man’s life was thrust into turmoil. A Tamil commercial broker named Nayiniyappa, the colony’s most powerful local man, ... More


Conclusion

Nancy Um

in Shipped but Not Sold: Material Culture and the Social Protocols of Trade during Yemen's Age of Coffee

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866402
eISBN:
9780824875640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866402.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at two accounts of the French 1737 bombing of Mocha to make the concluding case that cultural and religious differences in the ports and emporia of Yemen were often understood in ... More


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