The Trading World of Asia and the English East India Company 1660-1760 by K. N. Chaudhuri

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Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 1500 to c 1900,
  • Economic history,
  • International trade,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • History,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • History: World,
  • India,
  • International - General,
  • World - General,
  • Business & Economics / International,
  • History / India,
  • History-World - General,
  • Asia,
  • Commerce,
  • East India Company,
  • Europe

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages650
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7714810M
ISBN 100521031591
ISBN 109780521031592

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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 by: 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.

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The trading world of Asia and the English East India Company, [K N Chaudhuri]. Examining aspects of East India trade, the book is able to read a significant linkage between foreign policy and the trading patterns of the time- the trading company, or companies, must be situated in the context of a larger economic system, of which they function as a mechanism to market the commodities of Asia to the rest of the world.

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Chaudhuri. 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 The Trading World of Asia and the English East India Company book the Company traded and its political relations with Asian princes.

Antony Wild has succeeded beyond any scale of recognition in his book The East India Company: Trade and Conquest from This book, which details the English East India Company's history will appeal to anyone with an interest in British, Indian, Asian, American, military, nautical, or commerical history-- it is that s: The East India Company would in due course move its headquarters to nearby Bombay and “by the mids, calico and chintz constituted 86 percent of the company’s trade with India.

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Chaudhuri ISBN ISBN Paperback; Cambridge University. Trading places: the East India Company and Asia / Anthony Farrington East Indies / Ian Burnet The British in South-East Asia during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries / by D. Bassett. • 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. 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.

This book offers a comprehensive history of the English East India Company from It also examines the commercial economy of the Asian countries in which the Company traded and its political relations with Asian princes.

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 Trade and Civilisation in the Indian Ocean(1st Edition) An Economic History from The Trading World of Asia and the English East India Company HIST Forging the Raj: The East India Company and Britain's Asian World.

The Trading World of Asia and the English East India Company reveals the monumental importance a single, long-lived organization can have on world history.

Between and the East India Company operated mostly as a commercial enterprise, but in its last century it. The East India Company had been unable to expand their trading activities in Japan but they continued to trade out of Hirado and Nagasaki. (during) As agreed under the treaty with Nurudin Salim Jahangir inthe East India established a trading post in Surat.

THE TRADING WORLD OF ASIA AND THE ENGLISH EAST INDIA COMPANY K. CHAUDHURI Reader in the Economic History of Asia The School of Oriental and African Studies, university of London CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS CAMBRIDGE LONDON.

The British merchants who began trading with Asia in the late s found a sophisticated and thriving trading community.

Goods were manufactured and traded on a scale never seen in Europe, and Britain discovered a wealth of products imported from these lands including silks, porcelain, tea, herbs and spices, wallpaper, and furniture.

The East India Company was founded in to consolidate. The Trading World of Asia and the English East India Company. Get this from a library. The trading world of Asia and the English East India Company, [K N Chaudhuri] -- 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 Trading World of Asia and the English East India Company, K. Chaudhuri. Philip D. Curtin. Numerous trading posts were established along the east and west coasts of India, and considerable English communities developed around the three presidency towns of Calcutta, Bombay, and Madras.

Inthe Company achieved its hitherto most notable success when it received a firman or royal dictat from the Mughal Emperor exempting the Company. Buy Trading World Asia Eng East India Co: Digitally Printed 1st Pbk. Version by Chaudhuri (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Chaudhuri.

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 Headquarters: London, Great Britain. Certainly with hindsight its concentration on Indonesia and its Batavia headquarters proved to be a mistake. Wealth and power lay elsewhere in Asia, as the English were soon to discover.

This session is adapted from pp of Trading Places: The East India Company and Asia by Anthony Farrington, published by The British Library, The research was published by the Cambridge University Press in under the title The Trading World of Asia and the English East India Company – The Cambridge University Press reprinted the work in The methodology of the book was based on computerised data processing and rigorous statistical methods and systems analysis.

The Trading World of Asia and the English East India Company by K N Chaudhuri (Cambridge, ) The East India Company: A History by Philip Lawson (London, ). Ina group of English businessmen asked Elizabeth I for a royal charter that would let them voyage to the East Indies on behalf of the crown in exchange for a monopoly on trade.

The merchants put up nea pounds of their own money to finance the venture, and the East India Company was born. Book Description: The English East India Company was the mother of the modern multinational. Its trading empire encircled the globe, importing Asian luxuries such as spices, textiles and teas.

But it also conquered much of India with its private army and broke open China's markets with opium. The English East India Company was one of the most powerful and enduring organizations in history. Between Monopoly and Free Trade locates 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 dynamics, decision-making processes. How the East India Company became the world’s most powerful business The trading firm took command of an entire subcontinent and left behind a legacy that still impacts modern life. 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.

The East India Company was founded in to consolidate and exploit Asian markets. commercially, it controlled half the world's trade and as political entity it administered an embryonic empire. This book examines the Company's activities and its role in cultural exchange between Asia and Europe.

The second module of the East India Company collection consists of the records of the East India Company’s ‘factories’ (trading posts) from south and southeast Asia, principally what is now India and Indonesia.

These records were returned to London from the factories as evidence of their activities and complement the centrally produced records of classes A to D in module I. 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. One problem was that it brought all the goods it traded between Asia and Europe first to its trading posts in Asia to be sorted or stored.

In contrast, the English East India Company would trade directly between Europe and, for example, China. This meant that other companies were making faster journeys and providing fresher goods- never a good.

The East India Company really was too big to fail. So it was that in it was saved by history’s first mega-bailout. But unlike Lehman Brothers, the East India Company really was too big to .W hen the British East India Company set sail to explore—and exploit—the riches of the world in the s, it was based out of an unpretentious London house.

How it grew from that to toppling. For most of the 17th century, the Dutch East India Company was using a more successful strategy than the English East India Company and as a result came to dominate the Asian trade routes on.

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