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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 215–236.
Published: 01 July 2015
... in the eighteenth century. Trading Letters in the Arabian Seas: The Correspondence Networks of British Merchants in Eighteenth-­Century Western India timothy davies, highgate school, london This article explores the transcultural networks of British “private trade” in the Indian Ocean world during...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 237–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Saint George on the Coromandel Coast of the subcontinent and seeking to shore up its naval defenses on the Arabian Sea, the company allowed John Child to move his presidency from Surat to Bombay 8. John Child and Josiah Child were not related. 244 GENRE in 1685...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 261–288.
Published: 01 July 2015
... eighteenth century. In this era foreign merchants flocked to the southern Arabian Peninsula, many with the interest of procuring coffee, a commodity that was then still difficult to purchase elsewhere. Along with them came doctors and ships' surgeons, who were called on to treat Yemen's imam al-Mahdi...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2015
... ports in the Arabian Sea while also benefiting from the gift economies at court. Commenting on the proliferation of terrestrial globes in the sixteenth century, Jyotsna G. Singh (2009, 1 – 2) draws attention to the shared global consciousness among European and non-­European rulers. Paint- ings...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 289–313.
Published: 01 July 2015
... GENRE left, and that of China downewardes” (Purchas [1625] 1905 – 7, 1:493 – 94). Scott mentions not just a Dutchman, “perfect in the [Malay] language,” but also “an Arabian borne” who “belonged to the Dutch ships and spake the Spanish tongue marvellous well” (Foster 1943, 117, 109...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2015
... phrasing turns the charter’s equation of honor and commerce into a stinging rebuke of corporate failure. The Experiment in Bantam Visited by ships from the Arabian Peninsula, Persia, the Malabar and Coromandel coasts of India, Malaysia, Sumatra, Thailand, the Moluccas, China, and Japan, Bantam...
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Genre (2009) 42 (1-2): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and 1801. Guided in this portion of the poem by both magical and divine devices, Thalaba travels through sor- cerer-enhanced topographies far from his Arabian deserts and into bitterly cold northern woods that signal his entrance into distinctively Germanic territories, which, as Fulford observes...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 131–157.
Published: 01 July 2015
... affirming him to be a Moore, some a Gentile [Hindu], some a Christian; some of a fourth Sect, and of none of the former. Indeede it appeareth that he wavereth, uncertaine which way of many to take, able to see the absurdities of the Arabian and Gentile profession...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 83–113.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Charles must "clear the plain truth of the business from the fantastic intrusions of the Old Man of the Sea, vampires, and ghouls, which had lent to his father's corre- spondence the flavour of a gruesome Arabian Nights tale" (58). Yet he is described as riding his horse "like a centaur" (48...