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Trade and commerce of the English East India Company in India (Madras)

M. Atchi Reddy

Trade and commerce of the English East India Company in India (Madras)

by M. Atchi Reddy

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Published by Associated Publishers in Ambala Cantt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • East India Company.,
  • Madras ( India) -- Commerce -- History -- 18th century.

  • About the Edition

    On commerce in 18th century Madras during East India Company rule.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementM. Atchi Reddy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF3790.M3 A73 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17882309M
    ISBN 108184290004, 8184290012, 8184290020, 8184290039
    LC Control Number2006414203

      The Company jealously used its monopoly to exclude rival English merchants – called ‘interlopers’ – from trade east of the Cape of Good Hope. Small groups of Company officers scattered through India were paranoid about their security and took every minor slight from Indian rulers as well as other European merchants as a major challenge. Get this from a library! The East India Company: trade and conquest from [Antony Wild] -- Established by Royal Charter in , the East India Company was the largest and most powerful multinational business the world has ever seen. It controlled over half the world's trade and a quarter.

    The English East India Company first set out to make a profit by engaging in the lucrative spice trade. On the maiden voyage in , a few ships sailed to tiny islands in the far east of the East Indies (Indonesia) and traded gold bullion for tons of pepper (Keay 24).   The trade was run by the East India Company, the powerful multinational corporation established for trading with a royal charter that granted it a .

      British rule in India can largely be divided into 3 phases 1) East India Company (Battle of Plassey to First War of Indian Independence) 2) (Pre-Gandhi era protests using constitutional methods mostly) 3) (Gandhi era when independence became a mass movement) While books for #3 abound and many books r available for #2 too, /5(19). Trade with China. In England, with the demand for tea booming, The East India Company placed an order for lbs of tea and by annual imports reached 4,, Lbs.


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Trade and commerce of the English East India Company in India (Madras) by M. Atchi Reddy Download PDF EPUB FB2

The East India Company was an English company formed for the exploitation of trade with East and Southeast Asia and orated by royal charter on Decemit was started as a monopolistic trading body so that England could participate in the East Indian spice also traded cotton, silk, indigo, saltpeter, and tea and transported slaves.

Get this from a library. Trade and commerce of the English East India Company in India (Madras). [M Atchi Reddy] -- On commerce in 18th century Madras during East India Company. The East India Company (EIC), also known as the Honourable East India Company (HEIC), East India Trading Company (EITC), the English East India Company or the British East India Company, and informally known as John Company, Company Bahadur, or simply The Company, was an English and later British joint-stock company.

It was formed to trade in the Indian Ocean region, initially with the East Fate: Government of India Act The Dutch East India Company and British East India Company: The History and Legacy of the World’s Most Famous Colonial Trade Companies by Charles River Editors |.

As Chaudhuri has pointed out, imports from the Levant affected the Company’s indigo trade more than the imports of indigo by the Portuguese. K.N. Chaudhuri, The English East India Company: The Study of an early Joint-Stock Company, – (London: Frank Cass & Co., ), pp.

–5; Balfour-Paul, Indigo, p. Google ScholarAuthor: Ghulam A. Nadri. India - India - The British, – The English venture to India was entrusted to the (English) East India Company, which received its monopoly rights of trade in The company included a group of London merchants attracted by Eastern prospects, not comparable to the national character of the Dutch company.

Its initial capital was less than one-tenth of the Dutch company’s. • The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company is published by Bloomsbury (£30).

To order a copy go to or call Free UK p&p over £15, online. Synopsis During years the East India Company grew from a loose association of Elizabethan tradesmen into "the grandest society of merchants in the universe".

As a commercial enterprise it came to control half the world's trade and as a political entity it administered an embryonic empire Reviews: The main contribution of the work is to offer a comprehensive history of the English East India Company during the century – It also examines the commercial economy of the Asian countries in which the Company traded and its political relations with Asian princes.

The English East India Company was owned by the Catholic Church and managed by Jesuit missionaries who saw the company as a way of converting people to Christianity through trade in India and China. The English East India Company was owned by shareholders who liked the fact that the English government allowed only their company to import.

Founded at the dawn of the seventeenth century as European nations were establishing global empires, the English East India Company would become a vital part of burgeoning British supremacy.

Begun as a joint-stock company for trade with the East Indies, this organization would evolve into one of the world’s first capitalistic s:   Product was delivered next of book are this book author writes about the beginning of the east India company,Their starting of trading in India in ,how it rose to become the largest multinational corporate organization in the world.

contemporary companys from the other parts of the world,Politics in s: Table of Contents. Contents: Introduction; The Dutch East India Company in the trade of the Indian Ocean; Restrictive trading regimes: VOC and the Asian spice trade in the 17th century; The Dutch East India Company in Bengal: trade privileges and problems, ; Asian trade and European impact: a study of the trade from Bengal, ; Bullion for goods: international trade.

Aroundthe English East India Company controlled half of the world's trade and deployed a vast network of political influencers. Yet the story of its 17th-century beginnings has remained largely untold.

Rupali Mishra's account of the Company's formative years sheds light on one of the most powerful corporations in the history of the world.

From the Company’s charter in to Indian independence inEast India Company tells the story of trade with the East; politics; and the rise and fall of the British Empire. It records the challenges of a globalising world and sheds light on many contrasting narratives – from records of powerful political figures, through to the.

The French East India Company (French: Compagnie française pour le commerce des Indes orientales) was a commercial Imperial enterprise, founded in to compete with the English (later British) and Dutch East India companies in the East Indies.

Planned by Jean-Baptiste Colbert, it was chartered by King Louis XIV for the purpose of trading in the Eastern Hemisphere. Ina book emerged by the young American historian and philosopher Will Durant that occasioned apoplectic outrage in British colonial India.

The Case for India was a brief but savage indictment of the British Raj, written in indignant passion with the forensic precision of the historian and the moral empathy of the philosopher.

Durant had interrupted a research visit to India. The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company. By William Dalrymple. Bloomsbury; pages; $35 and £ A T THE START of his new book William Dalrymple notes that it is “always a. The Trade of the English East India Company in Cambodia, – - Volume 94 Issue - D.

Bassett. The Dutch and English East India Companies were formidable organizations that were gifted with expansive powers that allowed them to conduct diplomacy, wage war and seize territorial possessions. But they did not move into an empty arena in which they were free to deploy these powers without resistance.

Early modern Asia stood at the center of the global. The East India Company’s charter of incorporation, dated 31 December,provided the Company with a monopoly of all English – and later British – trade East of the Cape of Good Hope.An Essay on the East-India TradeINTRODUCTION The major European powers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries all subscribed to mercantilism, which held that the goal of foreign trade was to amass reserves of precious metals, which were needed to finance wars.

Silver in particular consistently leaked out to India, China, and elsewhere in Asia, where .Book Description: The English East India Company was one of the most powerful and enduring organizations in n Monopoly and Free Tradelocates the source of that success in the innovative policy by which the Company's Court of Directors granted employees the right to pursue their own commercial interests while in the firm's employ.

Exploring trade network .