Maritime History of India (1500-1800): Overseas Trade and European Trading Companies
Unit I Portuguese trade in India at the end of the sixteenth century, the structure of Indian Maritime trade at the turn of the 16th century, Main features of the 16th century in the history of the Indian ocean, Arrival of the Dutch in India-Rise of the Port of Publicat- VOC and Batavara, Joint Stock Company of nature merchants in publicate other places on the coast, Dutch trade in textiles, Arrival of the Dance in Jranquebar in 1611, Arrival of the English in Madras in 1639, Arrival of the French in Pondicherry in 1674.
Unit II Relations between the Kingdoms of Madurai, Thanjavauor and Sethupa this, Indo-Dutch Rivalry, Anglo-French Rivalry, Exports from Coromandel to Europec, Dutch trade with China , Japan of Coromandel, Capture of the Portuguese settlement by the Dutch between 1655 and 1662, Capture of Melaka and the rise of the Dutch.
Unit III Relations between the Mughals, Bijapur and Golconda Sultans and the Marathas, Revenue farming, Portfolio Capitalists, Merchants, Brokers, Dubashis and Interpreters of the European trading Companies- Kasi, Veeranna, Achutappa Chetty, Sungurama Chetti, Periyathambi Maraklayar, Ananada Ranga Pillai, Khamchand, Viji Vohra and Mathura Das.
Unit IV Dutch trade in Kochi and the Kingdom of Travancore, Potuguese in Goa and Dutch English trade in Bombay, Social and Tellicherry, French trade in Pondicherry, Karaikal, Trade in Masulipatnam and Balasore, Trade in Hughli, Malda, Kassimbazar, French in Chandranagoric Dances at Serapore, Urbanisation of ports, developments of the Hinterland wearing Centres, Migration of artisans to European Settlements, Impact of the European. Trading Companies on India.
Unit V Rise of the Port towns, Madras, Pondicherry, Calcutta, Tranquebar, Bombay, trade in Porta Novo, Masulipatnam, Cuddalore, Cochin, Surat, Goa, Chandranagore and Serampore. Commerce and Anglo-French Rivalry, Nawabs of Carnatic, Hyderabad of their relations with the European, Decline of the Mughal Empire. Indian merchants and trading pattern, migration of Indians, Slave trade, Exports to Europe by the English, French and Dutch, Carnatic war- Battle of Plassey, Battle of Buxar, Impact of the Company on Crown Administration.