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Bullion for goods; European and Indian merchants in the Indian Ocean trade, 1500-1800.




Bullion BULLION. In its usual acceptation, is uncoined gold or silver, in bars, plates, or other masses. 1 East, P. C. 188.
     2. In the acts of Congress, the term is also applied to copper properly manufactured for the purpose of being coined into money.
 for goods; European and Indian merchants in the Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, third largest ocean, c.28,350,000 sq mi (73,427,000 sq km), extending from S Asia to Antarctica and from E Africa to SE Australia; it is c.4,000 mi (6,400 km) wide at the equator. It constitutes about 20% of the world's total ocean area.  trade, 1500-1800.

Prakash, Om.

Manohar, [c]2004

426 p.


Prakash (economic history, U. of Delhi) reprints 21 articles and essays first published over the last 40 years on issues arising out of the European commercial presence in the Indian Ocean region and the interaction they had with their Asian counterparts. Many of them deal with overlapping themes, but in varying depth and emphasis. He has updated the references. Among his topics are the Dutch East Indian East In·dies  

Indonesia. The term is sometimes used to refer to all of Southeast Asia. Historically, it referred chiefly to India.

East Indian adj. & n.

Noun 1.
 Company in the trade of the Indian Ocean, the European trading companies and the merchants of Bengal from 1650 to 1725, and precious metal flows into India in the early modern period. Distributed in the US by South Asia This article is about the geopolitical region in Asia. For geophysical treatments, see Indian subcontinent.
South Asia, also known as Southern Asia
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