Private Fortunes and Company Profits in the India Trade in the 18th Century

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Private Fortunes and Company Profits in the India Trade in the 18th Century - Furber, Holden, and Rocher, Rosane
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This collection of essays, two of which appear in print for the first time, documents the late Holden Furber's discovery that private ventures, most manifestly deployed in the 'country trade' between Asian ports, played a major role in the European expansion in India before the age of empire. Furber vividly describes how individual entrepreneurs used their positions with East India Companies to build personal fortunes, and how these private endeavours, for which the English East India Company gave more latitude, ultimately ...

Private Fortunes and Company Profits in the India Trade in the 18th Century 1997, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780860786191

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