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Author Palsetia, Jesse S., author

Title Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy of Bombay : partnership and public culture in empire / Jesse S. Palsetia
Published New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Summary This work details the life and public career of one of Bombay and India's legendary individuals. Born of humble origins, Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy was a merchant-prince of Bombay, influential citizen, and one of India's greatest early philanthropists. An ambitious and canny individual, Jejeebhoy carved out a place under British colonialism for himself and the early Indian commercial class, and notwithstanding many challenges is testament to Indian ingenuity undercolonialism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on December 17, 2015)
Subject Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy, 1783-1859.
Businesspeople -- India -- Biography.
Philanthropists -- India -- Biography.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199086337 (ebook)