The Indian Ocean in the Making of Early Modern India

The Indian Ocean in the Making of Early Modern India

by Pius Malekandathil

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ISBN-13: 9781351997454
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/13/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 480
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Pius Malekandathil is currently Professor at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.

Table of Contents

Introduction (Pius Malekandathil) 1. Africa and Africans in the Making of Early Modern India (Edward E. Alpers) 2. Trade in the Shaping of Early Modern India: Notes on the Deccan (Achisman Chaudhari) 3. The Story of Bengal’s Urbanization: Role of Trade in the Early Modern Period (Byapti Sur) 4. Aceh-India Commercial and Literary Relations in the Seventeenth Century (Sher Banu A. L. Khan) 5. Warfare in Early Modern South Asia, c.1520-c.1740 (Pratyay Nath) 6. What Does the Emperor of India Look Like? European Representations of Indian Rulers , 1650-1740 (Corinna Forberg) 7. ‘Floating Political Rhetoric’ in the Indian Ocean: Situating the Portuguese in the Mughal Foreign Politics (Manya Rathore) 8. Scourge of the Seas: Malabar Pirates and the European Expansion in the Indian Ocean c.1600-1800 (Binu JOhn Mailaparambil) 9. Weavers in Early Modern South Asia (Murari Jha) 10. Indian Textiles in the Ottoman Empire: The Example of Damascus around 1700 (Colette Establit-Vernin) 11. The Maratha Court and the Embassies of Saint-Lubin and M. Montigny: A Truce towards Cordial Relations (Umesh Ashok Kadam) 12. The Unquiet Religious Backdrop to European East Indies Trade (Luis Henrique Menezes Fernandes and Stefan Halikowski Smith) 13. The Techniques of Sword Making and Trade Practices: Taiid-e-Bisarat, a Treatise from Eighteenth Century Mughal Court (Chander Shekhar) 14. Elephants and the Making of Early Modern India (Martha Chaiklin)

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