Author Archives: Marco Ramerini

Bibliography of French Colonial History: 16th-18th centuries

Map of Louisbourg and its artillery batteries in 1751. Canada

Written by Marco Ramerini. Text revision by Dietrich Köster. FRENCH EMPIRE GENERAL: – Cornevin, M. & R. “La France et les Français outre-mer” 514 pp. Tallandier, 1990, Paris, France. – Julien, Ch. A. “Les voyages de découverte et les premiers établissements (XV-XVI)” 553 pp. «Colonies et Empires”, 3ème série Histoire de l’expansion et de la colonisation françaises, tome I» Presses Universitaires de France, ...

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Bibliography of Danish Colonial History: 17th-20th centuries

Historic map of danish colony Tranquebar and Fort Dansborg, 1700s. No Copyright

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. DANISH EMPIRE GENERAL: – Various Authors “Vore gamle tropekolonier” 2 volumes, Hassing Publishers Ltd. 1954, A work in Danish, devoted to the East and West Indies as well as the Guinea coast possessions of Denmark. – Feldbaek, O. “The Danish Trading Companies of the Seventeenth and the Eighteenth Centuries” Scandinavian Economic History ...

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Bibliography of Courland Colonial History: 17th-18th century

Tobago. Anonymous map of 1665

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. COURLAND EMPIRE – Anderson, Edgars “Senie kurzemnieki Amerika un Tobago kolonizacija” 370 pp. illus., maps Daugava, 1970, Stockholm, Sweden. Based entirely on original sources scattered throughout Latvian, Dutch, British, French, Spanish, Danish, Russian, and Swedish archives; the book examines half a century during which the Duchy of Courland (now a ...

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Bibliography of Austrian/Ostend Colonial History: 18th centuries

Ostend (1649), Belgium. Author Joan Blaeu. No Copyright

Written by Marco Ramerini AUSTRIA/OSTEND EMPIRE ASIA: – Babudieri, F. “L’ espansione mercantile austriaca nei territori d’ oltremare nel XVIII secolo e i suoi riflessi politici ed economici” 192 pp. A. Giuffré Editore, 1978, Milano, Italy. – Babudieri, F. “Trieste e gli interessi austriaci in Asia nei secoli XVIII-XIX” vii + 165 pp. ill. CEDAM, 1966, Padova, Italy. – Babudieri, F. “Il ruolo di Trieste nella ...

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Oceania. Bibliography of Dutch Colonial History 17th-18th century

Hollandia Nova (1644) (Australia). Author Melchisedech Thevenot Terre Australe decouuerte l'an 1644, Paris. No Copyright

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. DUTCH EMPIRE: OCEANIA AUSTRALIA: – Doolan, Paul, “First Europeans in Australia”, in: “History Today”, June 1999. – Godard, Philippe, “First and last Voyage of the Batavia”, 332 pp. – Playford, Phillip, “Voyage of Discovery to Terra Australis”, 113 pp., Willem de Vlamingh’s intrepid voyage to Australia 1696-1697 (wanting) – Playford, ...

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Malacca, Thailand, and Philippines. Bibliography of Dutch Colonial History 17th-18th century

Dutch Malacca, ca. 1724–26

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. DUTCH EMPIRE: MALACCA, THAILAND AND PHILIPPINES THAILAND: – Various Authors, “Siamese king sent diplomats to “king” Maurits at The Hague”, in: “Windmill Herald”, n°813, 814, September 9 & 23, 1996 – Brummelhuis, Han ten, “Merchant, Courtier and Diplomat: A History of the Contacts between The Netherlands and Thailand”, 116 pp., ...

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Indonesia. Bibliography of Dutch Colonial History 17th-18th century

Moluccas (1630), Indonesia. Author Willem Janszoon Blaeu. No Copyright

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. DUTCH EMPIRE: INDONESIA INDONESIA: – Various Authors, “A taste of adventure: the history of spices is the history of trade”, in: “The Economist”, 19 December 1998. – Various Authors, “Forten, Vestingen, Redoutes, Kastelen, Blokhuis”, list of Dutch forts in Indonesia sent to me by Donald F.M. Rugebregt. – Various Authors, ...

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India. Bibliography of Dutch Colonial History 17th-18th century

The capture of Cochin and victory of the Dutch VOC over the Portuguese in 1656. Atlas van der Hagen. No Copyright

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. DUTCH EMPIRE: INDIA INDIA, GENERAL: – Gupta, Ashin Das, “Merchants of maritime India, 1500-1800”, 326 pp., illustrations, Aldershot, Variorum, 1994, Brookfield, Vermont, USA. Contents: Preface: Indian merchants and the trade in the Indian Ocean, ca. 1500-1750; India and the Indian Ocean, 1500-1800: the story; The maritime merchant [of medieval India], ...

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Dutch Colonial Empire. Bibliography of Dutch Colonial History 17th-18th century

The Dutch East India Company (VOC) symbol it's still at the entrance gate of the Castle of Good Hope (Kasteel de Goede Hoop), Cape Town, South Africa. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. DUTCH EMPIRE: GENERAL STUDIES – Various Authors, “VOC archives created in Asia and South Africa”, Internet article, TANAP web site. The VOC archives in Colombo, Chennai, Cape Town and The Hague. – Boxer, Ch.R., “The Dutch Seaborne Empire, 1600-1800”, 363 pp., maps, Penguin Books, 1990, United Kingdom. A general work ...

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Asia Far East: China, Taiwan (Formosa), Japan. Bibliography of Dutch Colonial History 17th-18th century

Fort Zeelandia (17th century), Formosa (Taiwan).

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. ASIA FAR EAST: FORMOSA (TAIWAN), CHINA, JAPAN FAR EAST: FORMOSA (TAIWAN), CHINA, JAPAN: – Andrade, T., “Political spectacle and colonial rule: the Landdag on Dutch Taiwan, 1629-1648”, in: “Itinerario”, vol. XXI, 3/1997 pp. 57-93. – Bassett, D. K., “The trade of the English East India Company in the Far East, ...

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