European Traders and Indian Textiles in the Seventeenth Century: A Study of Eastern Peninsular India
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Old Chapel Road
Middlebury, VT 05753 View in Campus Map
Open to the Public
Guest Lecture - Dr. Sonali Mishra, Lady Shri Ram College for Women
This talk will examine the burgeoning European textile trade along India’s eastern coast during the seventeenth century. After discussing the political and economic context of the time, the talk will focus on the English East India Company’s purchase of cotton textiles at the important port of Masulipatnam. Dr. Mishra is an Adjunct Professor of History at Lady Shri Ram College for Women in New Delhi, India. She completed her post-graduate studies in history at the Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and her undergraduate studies at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi.
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