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Arrival of British in India

On May 20, 1498, Vasco da Gama arrived in Calicut, establishing a sea route connecting Europe and East Asia. Following this, India became a focal point for European trade, as well as the scope of European ambitions to gain control of the Spice Islands trade monopoly, resulting in numerous naval […]

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Arrival of Dutch in India

The Dutch are the people of Holland (now the Netherlands). The Dutch arrived in India shortly after the Portuguese. The Dutch have long been experts in sea trading. The Dutch government granted the United East India Company of the Netherlands license to trade in the East Indies, including India, in […]

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