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Title The History of Mr Vanneck, or The Indian Adventurer: A Novel Founded on Facts
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1780
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication London
Publisher W. Lane
Library British Library
Reference 1154.c.29
Region South Asia, South East Asia
Names Lord Clive (pp115-116, 212, 227)
Places India (pp63, 66, 69), Bengal (pp89, 90, 171, 182, 211), Calcutta (pp90, 92, 113, 118, 174, 132, 140, 156, 169, 170), Siffaram (p93), Bandell (p122), Amboa (p140), Ratna (pp155-157), Serampole (pp173, 214, 218), Chilmary (pp179, 182), East Indies (pp54, 55, 58, 60, 69, 78, 81, 85, 98, 159, 163), Jakarta, Batavia (pp77, 78, 83-89), Timor (p84), Africa, South Africa, Cape of Good Hope (pp65, 72, 79, 81), Table Mountain (p65)
Topics novel, fiction, Indian literature, doctor, adventure, education (pp5-6, 9), status of women, attitude towards women (pp10,13, 92, 145), health and disease (pp11, 64, 65, 90, 91, 95, 96, 105-107, 109, 114, 141, 146-148, 155, 158, 169, 178, 226, 228), medicine (pp66, 95, 109, 110, 226), liat sea (p64), tourism (p65), natural history (pp66, 95, 129, 130, 184, 185, 187, 188, 189, 210, 211), customs of Dutch East India ships (p81), Dutch empire (pp83-89), law (pp91, 179), religion (pp91, 97-99, 144), customs (pp91, 92, 97, 100, 101, 102, 156, 171), military (pp91, 93, 104, 112, 126-128, 131, 134, 141), transport (p102), death (p97), burial customs, Suttee, Sati (pp97, 100-102), caste (pp99-100), colonial conflict (pp104, 116-127, 151-154), Battle of Plaffrey (p116), crime and punishment (pp104, 110, 113, 119), marriage (pp105, 166), servants (pp134, 146, 171, 174, 176, 216), slaves (p126), appearance, dress (p141), harem (pp143, 199-201), maltreatment of Indians (pp144, 176, 216), observation of Indians (p174), architecture (pp157-158), romance (pp159-166), music (pp159, 160, 168), sexuality (pp162, 163, 168, 221), exploitation of resource (pp181, 208, 218), sport, hunting (p183), evacuation of Europeans (p212), East India Company (p223)
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