Dutch Colonialism

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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Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Bibliography of Dutch Colonial History 17th-18th century

Sri Lanka (Ceylon) Map (1681). Robert Knox. An Historical Relation of the Island Ceylon.

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. DUTCH EMPIRE: CEYLON (SRI LANKA) CEYLON-SRI LANKA: – Various Authors “History of Ceylon” Vol. 1, parts 1 & 2: “Pre-Colonial Period” University of Ceylon, 1959/60, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Vol. 2: “History of Sri Lanka vol. II (1500-1800)”, 614 pp., edited by K.M. de Silva, University of Peradenya, Ceylon, 1995, Colombo, ...

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

Map of Asia (1627). Authors Bertius; Danckerts; Tavernier. No Copyright

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. DUTCH EMPIRE: ASIA ASIA GENERAL: – Various Authors, “All of one company, the VOC in biographical perspective”, 230 pp., HES Uitgevers, 1986, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Index: Testament to a Towkay: Jan Con Batavia and the Dutch China trade, the voyage of the Dutch merchant Pieter van den Broecke to the ...

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Arabia and Persian Gulf. Bibliography of Dutch Colonial History 17th-18th century

Map of Hormuz, Iran. Provost, A., L`Histoire Generale des Voyages, c. 1750.

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. DUTCH EMPIRE: ARABIAN PENINSULA AND PERSIAN GULF YEMEN, ARABIA, IRAN: – Barendse, R. J., “The Arabian Seas, 1640-1700”, vi + 465 pp., Leiden University, 1998, Leiden, The Netherlands. Contents: Ports and hinterlands, Europeans in the Arabian Seas, the trading companies and Asian states, trade volumes and patterns, the Portuguese, the ...

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

Watercolour chart of the city of Recife (Brazil) in the 17th century (1665). Author Johannes Vingboons

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. DUTCH EMPIRE: AMERICA NORTH AMERICA – Various Authors, “The Colonial History of New York under the Dutch”, CD-Rom in 5 volumes. Includes: “Narratives of New Netherland” (Jameson), “History of New Netherland” (O’Callaghan), “History of New York” (Brodhead) and also includes Cadwallader Colden and four Munsell tracts, edited by O’Callaghan. – ...

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

Africa Map (1689). Author van Schagen. No Copyright

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. DUTCH EMPIRE: AFRICA MAURITANIA: – Monod,Th., “L’île d’Arguin (Mauritanie), essai historique” 327 pp., 5 maps, IICT and CECA 1983, Lisbon, Portugal. Detailed research on Arguin castle history during the Portuguese, Dutch and Brandenburg periods. WEST AFRICA, GHANA (GOLD COAST): – Various Authors, “John Conny & Goombay Drum ignite the imagination ...

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The Dutch East India Company: VOC (Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie)

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. In March 1594 some Dutch merchants founded a “Company of Far Lands” at Amsterdam. Their objective was to send two fleets to the East Indies. The first fleet of four ships reached Bantam and returned to the Netherlands in August 1597. Only three ships with a small cargo of pepper ...

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Map of Dutch settlements in Guyana and Suriname 1600-1750

Map of Dutch settlements in Guyana and Suriname 1600-1750. Author Marco Ramerini

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. Around 1600 Spain had occupied in the Caribbean four large islands: Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica and Puerto Rico. These islands together with Mexico and Central America as far south as Guatemala formed the viceroyalty of New Spain. The Lesser Antilles were left unoccupied by Spain due to the ferocity of their ...

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The Dutch in Formosa 1624-1662, 1664-1668

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

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. After the failed attempt to conquer Macao in 1622 the Dutch settled on the Pescadores islands (building a fort in Makung) between Formosa and China. In 1624 a Chinese attack compelled them to move on to nearby Formosa. They founded the castle of Zeelandia in 1624 on an island near ...

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