The banking and mercantile house of Jagat Seths of Bengal

@inproceedings{Chaudhury2015TheBA,
  title={The banking and mercantile house of Jagat Seths of Bengal},
  author={Sushil Chaudhury},
  year={2015}
}
The main objective of the article is to focus on the system of banking, credit facilities and business practices in Bengal during the pre-Colonial period, especially in the early eighteenth century. The prosperity of Bengal under the nawabi regime in the first half of the eighteenth century is now well documented. Indeed, for about 200 years, Bengal was one of the most prosperous œobas of the erstwhile Mughal empire. Its fertile land, abundant and varied agricultural produce, its highly skilled… CONTINUE READING