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Author Singh, Anjana, 1976-

Title Fort Cochin in Kerala, 1750-1830 : the social condition of a Dutch community in an Indian milieu / by Anjana Singh.

Publication Info. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 317 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Physical Medium polychrome
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Series TANAP monographs on the history of Asian-European interaction, 1871-6938 ; v. 13
TANAP monographs on the history of the Asian-European interaction ; v. 13.
Summary This study of the early modern fortress town of Cochin in India, based on the rarely used VOC archival deposits in the Tamilnadu State Archives in Chennai (Madras), provides an intimate portrait of a Dutch urban community of East India Company servants and their dependents living within the larger social environment of the Malabar coast. It shows how between 1750 and 1830 the population of this Dutch settlement had adapted itself to the fundamental political and economic changes that occurred as a result of local state formation processes, the demise of the Dutch East India Company, and the ...
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-307) and index.
Contents Getting to know places and peoples: Cochin circa 1750 -- The metamorphosis of the Malabar Command (1750-1784) -- The social world of Fort Cochin -- Days of reckoning (1784-1795) -- Life after the VOC -- Adapting to British Cochin (1798-1830).
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Subject Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie -- History.
Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie.
Dutch -- India -- Cochin -- Social conditions.
India -- Cochin.
Social conditions.
Community life -- India -- Cochin -- History.
Community life.
Social change -- India -- Cochin -- History.
Social change.
Fort Cochin (Cochin, India) -- Ethnic relations.
Fort Cochin (Cochin, India) -- History.
Cochin (India) -- Ethnic relations.
Cochin (India) -- History.
Kerala (India) -- Ethnic relations.
Kerala (India) -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Singh, Anjana, 1976- Fort Cochin in Kerala, 1750-1830. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010 9789004168169 (DLC) 2010004495 (OCoLC)511624952
ISBN 9789004190252 (electronic book)
9004190252 (electronic book)
9789004168169 (hardback ; alkaline paper)
9004168168 (hardback ; alkaline paper)