British oust French from Pondicherry, south-east India (37 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

French aspirations to participate in the India trade - which began in 1688 - are decisively defeated. By the Treaty of Paris (1763) the French presence would be limited to five trading posts: Chandernagor, Karikal, Mahé, Pondicherry and Yanaon.

Citation:
Editors. "British oust French from Pondicherry, south-east India". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 02 December 2007
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4185, accessed 11 December 2016.]