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English East India Company and the local rulers in Kerala

Leena More

English East India Company and the local rulers in Kerala

a case study of Attingal and Travancore

by Leena More

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Published by IRISH in Tellicherry .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malabar Coast (India),
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Malabar Coast (India) -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Malabar Coast (India) -- History -- 18th century.,
    • India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.

    • About the Edition

      History of South Malabar Coast, India during 17th and 18th century; a study.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-264) and index.

      StatementLeena More.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS485.M35+
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 277 p. :
      Number of Pages277
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3443628M
      ISBN 108188432040
      LC Control Number2005320520
      OCLC/WorldCa60590407

      And when, in , the English East India Company declared war on Siraj-ud-Daulah, the successor of Alivardi, the absence of a strong army contributed much to the victory of the foreigner. The Bengal Nawabs also failed to check the growing corruption among their officials. - India was a prosperous nation in the 18th century as documented by even the East India company's own men like Robert Clive, Macaulay and others. India's share then of the world economy was 23%, as large as all of Europe put together. By the time the British left India in , it was 3%/5().

        English East India Company and the Local Rulers in Kerala: A Case Study of Attingal and Travancore. Tellicherry: IRISH, Tellicherry: IRISH, Google ScholarAuthor: Alistair Maeer.   Pre-colonial rulers in India were intricately involved in the administration of religious institutions like temples and mosques. In , for instance, Tipu Sultan, the Muslim ruler of Mysore, issued an order to his officials that Hindu temples were under their management, and that they were to ensure that ‘the offerings to the gods and the temple illumination are duly Author: Anuj Tiwari.

      In the history of India, Middle kingdoms of India covers a period beginning from around the 6th-7th century. In South India, Chola kings ruled Tamil Nadu, and Chera kings ruled Kerala. They also had trading relationships with the Roman Empire to the west and Southeast Asia to the east. In north India, Rajputs ruled in many kingdoms. Some of.   The East India Company, he argues, offers “history’s most ominous warning about the potential for the abuse of corporate power”. Reading his majestic narrative in the Britain of , though, you recognise the way that guile, greed, luck and brute force blended almost by “happenchance” (a favourite Dalrymple word) to forge an imperial 5/5.


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English East India Company and the local rulers in Kerala by Leena More Download PDF EPUB FB2

The term Kerala was first epigraphically recorded as Ketalaputo in a 3rd-century BCE rock inscription by emperor Ashoka of Magadha.

It was mentioned as one of four independent kingdoms in southern India during Ashoka's time, the others being the Cholas, Pandyas and Satyaputras.

The Cheras transformed Kerala into an international trade centre by establishing. Get this from a library. English East India Company and the local rulers in Kerala: a case study of Attingal and Travancore.

[Leena More] -- History of South Malabar Coast, India during 17th and 18th century; a study. 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 Fate: Government of India Act   The East India Company Began to Focus on Importing From India In the early s the East India Company began dealing with the Mogul rulers of India.

On the Indian coasts, English traders set up outposts which would eventually become the. Tipu took over the control of Malabar.

The rulers of Kochi and Travancore sought the help of the British to save their states from Tipu’s invasion. Henceforth, it was in the English East India Company that the local chieftains found their hope. The rulers of Kochi and Travancore, too, considered the British as their savior. 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.

The View of Old Cochin. Neuhaff spent only five years in Kerala that was from Half a century later, a Dutch Priest Canter Visscher settled in Kochi, wrote a series of 25 letters on Kerala, its society, life and culture, on seasons, on local principalities, political set up, on coins and currency, temples, agriculture, flora and fauna, calendars and almanac.

The Pirates of Malabar: And An Englishwoman in India Two Hundred Years Ago John Biddulph Full view - View all» References to this book. English East India Company and the Local Rulers in Kerala: A Case Study of Leena More Snippet view - Relation des avantures de Mathieu Sagean, Canadien.

East India is a region of India consisting of the Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand, the British East India Company defeated the local Indian Muslim rulers in Plassey and established British Rule in the subcontinent. Its capital Calcutta grew into one of the world's greatest ports. Most East Bengal Hindus fled to y: India.

Pillai, meaning Prince, is a title of nobility which can either refer to a ruling chief, members of the nobility, or junior princes of the royal family historically ranked immediately below the king. The oldest lineages of Pillais include not only Kshathriyas but also brahmins who took up the sword.

From the early modern period, the title also came to be bestowed on Savarna subjects by the. As "India", it was a founding member of the League of Nations, a participating nation in the Summer Olympics in, andand a founding member of the United Nations in San Francisco in This system of governance was instituted on 28 Junewhen, after the Indian Rebellion ofthe rule of the British East India Company was Capital: Calcutta, (–), New.

They made their offices and forts in various parts of India. The British East India Company became the major force in India.

The Company's troops led by Robert Clive defeated the rulers of Bengal in This battle became famous as the Battle of Plassey. That was the beginning of British rule, known as the British Raj, in India.

Inthe. The local rulers and chieftains hoped that they could continue their rule once their territories were saved from Tipu. But the British subjugated all of them.

Thus the whole of Kerala came under the English East India Company. Colonial domination existed not in the political sphere alone. Economic exploitation and intellectual hegemony were alsoFile Size: 1MB. A complete collection of the treaties the exhibit the past and present relations between the British Government and the chieftains of the area.

This volume is divided into 2 parts. Part 1 treats the era prior to the treaty of Srirangapatnamcontracted with Tipu Sultan, under which Malabar fell to the share of the East India company as a portion of cessions made by Tipu to the allies.

Inthe Mughal emperor granted the United East India Company the right to carry on duty-free trade in Bengal, Bihar and Orissa. The French East India Company was established in C.E. The British and the French fought the Carnatic Wars in India to establish their monopoly in trade.

The East India Company, originally chartered by Elizabeth I had previously come into contact with the Mughal Emperors and initially conducted themselves in the interest of trade. The arrival of the Dutch, Portuguese and the French East India Companies as well as the great deal of instability caused by the above mentioned power vaccuum, led them to begin forming an army to protect.

By the end of the 18th century the English East India Company had acquired enough power to be ‘courted, respected and feared by all the Rajahs’. This led to the acquisition of exclusive and duty free trade in spices and sandalwood. In their fight against Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan, the Company helped the local rulers.

The East India Company (EIC), often informally called John Company, was originally chartered as the Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading into the East Indies, and more properly called the Honourable East India Company (HEIC).It was an English joint-stock company, [1] formed to pursue trade with the East Indies but that ended up trading mainly with.

The forts constructed by the trading powers from Europe, Anjengo (Anjuthengu), located 30kms from Thiruvanathapuram, was built by the English East India Company, the Thalassery (Tellicherry) Fort in Kannur district and Fort St Angelos in Kannur town, initially established by the Portuguese and then taken over by the British – rise on the.

A new book, The Dutch East India Company in India: A heritage tour through Gujarat, Malabar, Coromandel and Bengal, has brought alive an almost forgotten chapter of Indian history in the twilight.

The history of Kerala, India, dates back more than several millennia. Stone age carvings in the Edakkal Caves feature pictorial writings believed to date to at least the Neolithic era around 5, BC, indicating the presence of a prehistoric civilization or settlement in this region.

[1] From as early as BC, Kerala had established itself as a major spice trade centre. The English East India Company (EIC) which came to India as a trading company wanted access to the province of Bengal as it was the most successful industrial region in India.

The East India Author: ARCHANA SUBRAMANIAN. Britain first came to India in the form of the English (later British) East India Company. The earliest known English settlement is recorded as being established c Charles II’s marriage to Catherine of Braganza meant that the English acquire.