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Anglo-French rivalry in India and the eastern seas, 1763-1793 : a study of Anglo-French tensions, and of their impact on the consolidation of British power in the region

Kennedy, Brian Ernest

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Since the eastern conflict was essentially part of a wider contest to unseat the British from their position of commercial and maritime preponderance throughout the world, the problem of Anglo-French rivalry in India in the late eighteenth century will be introduced within its global setting. As a consequence of the French threat and French ambitions, most nearly realised during the American War, the defence of the Company’s possessions in India became closely linked with an imperial...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-01-28
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11253

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