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Three Merchants of Bombay

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Profound Author narrates the story of three Indian merchants Arjunjee Nathjee Jamshetjee Jeejeebhoy
"And Premchand Roychand Against The "
Premchand Roychand against the backdrop and how Indian merchants Arjunjee Nathjee Jamshetjee Jeejeebhoy and Premchand Roychand against the colonial backdrop and how merchants actively collaborated in Western India to lay foundations of Modern Bombay called Mumbai today For someone who read history from a patriotic narrative this book will share counter intuitive facts answering key estions like 1 What was the cultural and regional identity of Indian Merchant class How did they operate by the end of Mughal empire What made them prosper 2 How and why did Indian merchant class collaborate with British East India Company Did Company bring something on the table in the turbulent "times of 18th and 19th century3. Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy and PremchandRoychand founding pioneering " of 18th and 19th century3. Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy and PremchandRoychand founding pioneering empiresbased on trade in cotton. Book covers the history of businessmen who flourished at the time British EMpire was getting established in India late 1700s to late 1800s Provides insights of how three notable businessmen of those times adapted themselves to the changing situations around to Not Only Grow Their Business only grow their business also help british Business motives not withstanding they even made their mark on society through their philanthropy and othe I picked this book out of curiosity for I wanted to nderstand how a tiny community Parsi made its fortune during the British Raj in India While I got some glimpses into the way community prospered this book is not really about that While I GOT MY ANSWER IN TITBITS THIS BOOK OFFERS SOMETHING my answer in titbits this book offers something The story of three intrepid merchants who tradedout of Bombay in the nineteenth century TarwadyArjunjee. How these merchants made their fortunes and how these fortunes in turn shape the foundations of Modern Bombay4 Did modern concepts of patriotism and ethics in any way interfere with the personal value system of these merchants Did their collaborative practices and trade influence their probity 5 Why did "Bombay turn out to be accommodating with global outlook than rest of regions nder Company government 6 How " turn out to be accommodating with global outlook than rest of regions nder Company government 6 How these merchants evolve from virtuous regional traders into cosmopolitan elites with strong philanthropic ambitions along with their astute commercial interests I wish the book was traders into cosmopolitan elites with strong philanthropic ambitions along with their astute commercial interests I wish the book was with additional details esp on the social life along with their astute commercial interests I wish the book was larger with additional details esp on the social life the protagonists Nonetheless this is a treat to the curious min. And opiumLakshmi Subramanian is professor of historyat the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences Kolkata. ,

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