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Sujata Bhaskar's The Marathas

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POINTS TO REMEMBER
. The discovery of the Cape of Good Hope route to India by the Portuguese navigator, Vasco-da-Gama, in 1498 led to a struggle among European......
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FORMATIVE YEARS OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY
FORMATIVE YEARS OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY 1600: The East India Company was established. 1608: William Hawkins arrived at Jahangir's court......
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PORTUGUESE RISE AND FALL
PORTUGUESE RISE AND FALL 1498: Arrival of Vasco-da-Gama at Calicut and his grand reception by the local king, Zamorin. 1503: Establishme......
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THE FRENCH and OTHER EUROPEAN NATIONS
THE FRENCH The Compagnie des Indes Orientales was formed in France in 1664, at the instance of a well known minister, Colbert, in the reig......
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THE ENGLISH
THE ENGLISH Towards the close of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, English sailors and merchants became interested in voyages to the East be......
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THE DUTCH
THE DUTCH The first assault upon the Portuguese monopoly for the Eastern trade came from the Dutch. They formed the United East India Comp......
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