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The only history of its kind ever written, this book narrates the advent of the Armenian colony in India and its contribution to the East India Company. Seth describes in detail the Armenians’ commerce and power, as well as their literary and social activities.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 1-59333-049-9
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Feb 12,2004
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 217
ISBN: 1-59333-049-9
$82.00
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In this unique study on the history of the Armenians in India, Mesrovb J. Seth, whose family belonged to the Armenian colony there, gives a detailed description of Armenian daily life in India. The book begins with a brief history of the Armenian nation, then narrates the advent of the Armenian colony in India and the role Armenians played in the East India Company. Seth describes in detail the Armenians' commerce and power, and their literary and social activities in southern India.

In this unique study on the history of the Armenians in India, Mesrovb J. Seth, whose family belonged to the Armenian colony there, gives a detailed description of Armenian daily life in India. The book begins with a brief history of the Armenian nation, then narrates the advent of the Armenian colony in India and the role Armenians played in the East India Company. Seth describes in detail the Armenians' commerce and power, and their literary and social activities in southern India.

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Mesrovb Seth

  • Preface
  • Historical Sketch of the Armenian Nation
  • Advent of the Armenians into India
  • Landmarks of Armenians in Behar and Bengal
  • Armenians and the East India Company
  • Armenians as Political Stepping Stones
  • British Supremacy in the Ascendant
  • Bolts Denounces the Company's Policy
  • Monopoly of Salt, Betel-Nut, and Tobacco
  • Two Armenians of Wealth and Honour
  • How Armenian Loyalty was Rewarded in Prosperity and Adversity
  • Armenian Literary Institutes, etc.
  • The Armenian Settlement in Southern India
  • An Olla Podrida of Interesting Events
  • Promulgation of Armenian Literature in India
  • Conclusion
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