Rene FAVIER, Europeans and the Indies Eastern at the XVIII century, OPHRYS 1997
Rose Vincent, Pondichéry 1674-1761, the Failure of a dream of empire, Editions Differently - Series Memories N°24 1993
Books of the Company of the Indies, sea & navigation, N°3 1998
Philippe HAUDRERE - Gerard the BOUEDEC, companies of the Indies, Editions West-France 1999
Guy PERVILLE, Of the French to the decolinisation, Square empire History, Hatchet Superior 1991
Valerie BERINSTAIN, imperial India of Large Moghols, Discovered Gallimard History 1997
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