Naval Resistance to Britain's Growing Power in India 1660-1800 - The Saffron Banner and the Tiger of Mysore, Philip MacDougall.
Looks at the clashes between British naval power and the fleets of
the Marathas and Mysore, in the period when the East Indies Company went
from being a trading company to a major political power in India. The
author really knows his material, and as a result we get a very
detailed picture of various Indian fleets, their ships, organisation
and leadership and the reasons they failed to overcome the British.
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