Danna Agmon is an associate professor of history at Virginia Tech.
- French Empire in India and the Indian Ocean
- 17th-19th centuries
- PhD, Anthropology and History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
- MA, Anthropology and History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
- BA, Tel Aviv University
- American Historial Association
- Society for French Historical Studies
- Association for Asian Studies
- American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
- Huntington Library Long-Term Fellowship (2015-2016)
- Franklin Research Grant, American Philosophical Society (2015)
- Niles Research Grant, Virginia Tech (2014)
A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017.
“Striking Pondichéry: Religious Struggles and French Authority in an Indian Colony of the Ancien Régime”. French Historical Studies (2014) 37, no. 3. 437-467.
“The Currency of Kinship: Trading Families and Trading on Family in Colonial French India.” Eighteenth-Century Studies 47, no. 2 : 137-155.
“Conflicts in the Context of Conversion: French Jesuits and Tamil Religious Intermediaries in Madurai, India.” In Intercultural Encounter: Jesuit Mission in South Asia, 16th-18th Centuries, edited by Anand Amaladass and Ines G. Zupanov. Bangalore, India: Asian Trading Corporation, 2014: 179-198.
“Intermediaries on the Move: Mobility and Stability in the Making of Colonial Go-Betweens in Eighteenth-Century India.” In Intermédiares culturels/Cultural Intermediaries, edited by Vanessa Alayrac-Fielding and Ellen R. Welch. Paris: Honoré-Champion. 2015: 217-236
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