Indian Ink: Script and Print in the Making of the English East India Company
A commercial company established in 1600 to monopolize trade between England and the Far East, the East India Company grew to govern an Indian empire. Exploring the relationship between power and knowledge in European engagement with Asia, Indian Ink examines the Company at work and reveals how writing and print shaped authority on a global scale in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
What people are saying - Write a review
1 The Written World
Royal Letters and the Mercantile Encounter
Accounting for Collectivity Order and Authority at Fort St George
Print Politics and the Company in England
Print and Prices on Exchange Alley