The East India Company's Maritime Service, 1746-1834 : Masters of the Eastern Seas.
The book charts in detail successive voyages by members of the Larkins family, who were leading owners of East India Company ships, showing what it was like to sail to and trade with India in this period. It provides a great deal of material on trade, warfare, developments in seamanship and navigati...
Boydell & Brewer,
|Series:||Worlds of the East India Company, 6.
Table of Contents:
- Frontcover; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRAT IONS; PREFACE; LARKINS FAMILY TREE; INTRODUCTION; Part I In the Company's Service; 1 A Hazardous Voyage; 2 Bombay and 'the Gulphs'; 3 From Malabar to Whampoa; Part II William Larkins, Commander and Managing Owner; 4 The Worst Voyage: Sumatra; 5 A buse, Pains and Penalties; 6 T he Company in Crisis; Part III Thomas Larkins, Commander and Managing Owner; 7 The Darkest Years; 8 The Domination of Tea; 9 Diversifying: Brahmins and Convicts; Part IV John Pascall Larkins, Esq., Managing Owner; 10 Competition and Conflict.
- 11 A n Event Unique in the Company's History12 The Fortunes of War; Part V The New World Disorder; 13 The Machinery of Justice; Conclusion; APPENDIX I; APPENDIX II; BIBLIOGRAPHY; GLOSSARY; INDEX; Backcover.