Author Results for Kainat Siddiqui

The Port of Hugli in Seventeenth-century Bengal

By Kainat Siddiqui

Medieval Bengal occupied a focal position on the map of India due to its unique topography. The province was profusely rich in agricultural and non-agricultural produce as attested in the accounts of many foreign travellers. Satgaon and Chittagong in Bengal were the initial trading centres and custom ports in the sixteenth century. With the decline […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Indian Ocean | East India Company
Subjects include: Harbours & Dockyards | Strategy & Diplomacy