By: Anand A. Yang
New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2000
Edition: First Indian Edition
Seller ID: 001070
Binding: Hard Cover
The present edition of the writings of the late Indrani Ray has been planned around certain identifiable factors that determined India's changing tryst with the Indian Ocean in the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. While the protagonist in these writings is the Indian merchant, the biographer is the French East India Company's Official. Using a wide array of French sources, the author reconstructed the changing world of the Indian merchant as he rubbed shoulders with the European trading companies in the palmy decades of the seventeenth century and retreated into his shell in the turb... View More...