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East India Company

Title
East India Company / editorial board: Crispin Bates, University of Edinburgh [and six others].
Publication
Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK : Adam Matthew Digital, 2017-<2019>
Physical Description
1 online resource
Local Notes
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Access is available to the Yale community.
Access and use
Access restricted by licensing agreement.
Summary
Access to primary source documents from the India Office Records at the British Library in London. Containing royal charters, records of council meetings and resolutions, correspondence, legislation, lists of personnel, printed books, etcetera. This resource charts the history of British trade and rule in the Indian subcontinent and beyond from 1595 to 1947, including administrative and ecclesiastical appointments; agriculture; charters and the Company's relationship to the English/British Crown; courts and legal affairs, including legislation; diplomacy, treaties and ambassadorial expeditions; finance and debt; the machinery of government; pay and pensions for Company servants and their families; railways; trade; warfare and military matters. These provide insight into the internal workings of the Company as well as that of its "factories", or trading posts, across Asia, the Middle East, and parts of Africa, including letters sent and received, official trading diaries, accounts of the Company's embassies to rulers, proceedings of provincial councils and revenue boards, military documents and account books.
Variant and related titles
India Office Records from the British Library, 1595-1947
East India Company. Module 1, Trade, governance and Empire, 1600-1947.
Trade, governance and Empire, 1600-1947.
East India Company. Module 2, Factory records for South Asia and South-East Asia.
Factory records for South Asia and South-East Asia.
East India Company. Module 3, Factory records for China, Japan and the Middle East.
Factory records for China, Japan and the Middle East.
East India Company. Module 4, Correspondence, early voyages, formation and conflict.
Correspondence :
Format
Databases / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
March 06, 2017
Contents
Module 1: Trade, governance and Empire, 1600-1947
Module 2: Factory records for South Asia and South-East Asia
Module 3: Factory records for China, Japan and the Middle East.
Genre/Form
History.
Sources.
Also listed under
Bates, Crispin, 1958- editor.
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm), issuing body.
India Office Library and Records, current owner.
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