Yankee India: American commercial and cultural encounters with India in the age of sail, 1784-1860

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Peabody Essex Museum, Jan 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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Using Mariners Logs, Journals, Letters, Business Papers And Indian Commodities And Curiosities Brought Home As Gifts And Mementos, Susan Bean Presents A Readable, Scholarly And Visually Opulent Study Of Material And Cultural Exchange. It Is A Beautifully

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In this splendid work, Bean, curator of South Asian and Korean art and culture at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA, provides insights into the experiences of New England traders who sailed the ... Read full review

Contents

Directors Foreword
6
Halcyon Days of Neutral Trade
67
Transformations and New Encounters
119
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