Sökning: "British East India Company"

Hittade 2 avhandlingar innehållade orden British East India Company.

  1. 1. Relations of Absence : Germans in the East Indies and Their Families c. 1750–1820

    Författare :Francisca Hoyer; Margaret R. Hunt; Claudia Jarzebowski; Renate Dürr; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; British East India Company; Dutch East India Company; Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie; 18th century; 19th century; Southeast Asia; India; Cape Colony; Brandenburg-Prussia; German history; global family history; new imperial history; gender history; history of emotions; concubinage; inter-ethnic unions; colonialism; slavery; Ostindienfahrer; petitions;

    Sammanfattning : In the early modern period thousands of Germans, mostly men but also a few women and children, travelled to the Indian Ocean world in the service of the Dutch and British East India companies (VOC and EIC). Family played a key role for these Ostindienfahrer (East Indies travellers). LÄS MER

  2. 2. En skandinavisk järnvägskontraktörs karriär i Indien 1860–1867 : ackumulering av socialt och kulturellt kapital som framgångsstrategi i en kolonial kontext

    Författare :Ingemar Gunnarsson; Gunlög Fur; Malin Lennartsson; Niels Brimnes; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; railway construction; British India; colonialism; cultural capital; railway contractors; social capital; social networks; subcontractors; Historia; History;

    Sammanfattning : This study is about Joseph Samuel Frithiof Stephens (1841–1934) and how he as a Scandinavian contractor acquired an economic fortune in the colonial India. The fortune was used for the acquisition of the mill property Huseby Bruk in Småland and also contributed to the Stephens family's strategy of advancing in the then Danish bourgeois class establishment. LÄS MER