Early English Intercourse with Burma, 1587-1743

Early English Intercourse with Burma, 1587-1743 : With the Tragedy of Negrais

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First Published in 1968. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.show more

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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 156.03 x 233.68mm | 680.39g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138968102
  • 9781138968103

Table of contents

The earliest English contact with Burma; the episode of Thomas Samuel; the foundation of the Syriam factory and its early prosperity, 1647-52; the failure of the Syriam factory; conditions of trade experienced by English merchants in Burma in the 17th century; negotiations with Burma, 1680-86; the Negrais episode, 1686-87; private trade and the affair of Bartholomew Rodrigues; the mission of Edward Fleetwood and James Lesly to Ava, 1695-96; the period of intermittent relations, 1697-1723; shipbuilding and the last years of the Syriam factory, 1722-44; appendices.show more