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Europeans in India Part 7 The Dutch Enter the Fray Section III Commercial Activities – The Malabar (Kerala) Coast

Canberra 11 February 2023 In the narrative of the Dutch involvement in the Indian sub-continent, the term, Malabar coast and Kerala coast could be used interchangeably, for unlike the Portuguese, the Dutch were active across the entire coast of Kerala, which consisted of the three major kingdoms—Malabar, Cochin and Travancore. Kerala, the realm of the […]

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THE STORY OF ‘ONAM’ FOR THE UNINITIATED   Canberra, 2 September 2012 Disclaimer: This is the story of the great King Mahabali who is said to have ruled Kerala in the days of legends, as I was told when I was a little boy and as I remember it now after having read more about […]

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