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

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster.



– 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, Phillip, “The Wreck of the Zuytdorp”, 36 pp., West Australian Historical Society.

– Playford, Phillip, “Carpet of silver: the wreck of the Zuytdorp”, xii, 260 pages, University of Western Australia Press, 1996-1998, Perth, Australia.

– Sigmond, J. P. and Zuiderbaan, L. H., “Dutch discoveries of Australia: shipwrecks, treasures and early voyages off the West Coast”, 176 pp., illustrations, 1979 (1st English edition of the 1976 original Dutch title “Nederlanders ontdekken Australië”), Adelaide, Australia.

– Tooley, Ronald Vere, “Early maps of Australia, The Dutch Period” 27 pp., 30 illustrations, Map Collectors’ Circle, 1965, London, United Kingdom. Examples from the collection of R.V. Tooley including bibliographical notes.

– Watt, Robin J., “A note on the two New Zealands”, Internet article.

– Walker-Birckhead, W., “Paying our way: private and public meanings of migration”, in: “The Australian Journal of Anthropology”, January 1998. An essay on Dutch emigration to Australia.

About Marco Ramerini

I did historical research on the history of geographical exploration and colonialism, particularly on the spice islands, the Moluccas. I have designed and written some internet sites including the www.colonialvoyage.com site dedicated to the history of geographical exploration and colonialism. Then the site www.borghiditoscana.net dedicated to my region: Tuscany. As well as many other travel sites in different languages. Traveler, writer of online tourist guides. I research and write about history. Finally I am passionate about astronomy and photography.