Dutch Ships in Tropical Waters

Dutch Ships in Tropical Waters : The Development of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) Shipping Network in Asia 1595-1660

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Europese expansie|VOC|Scheepvaart|Azie|Intra Aziatische handel|transport|(VOC) fleet|(spice) trade|Nederlandse geschiedenisshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 208 x 292 x 14mm | 639.56g
  • Amsterdam University Press
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • English
  • 9053565175
  • 9789053565179
  • 288,330

About Robert Parthesius

Robert Parthesius is a naval historian and director of the Centre for International Heritage Activities in Leiden.show more

Table of contents

Table of contents - 6[-]Foreword - 10[-]1. Introduction - 12[-]2. The database and methodology - 16[-]3. The Dutch expansion in Asia up to 1660 - 32[-]4. Connecting the Asian regions: The trading and shipping network in operation after 1620 - 52[-]5. The development of the VOC fleet - 66[-]6. The shipping and logistics in operation - 96[-]7. Knitting all the threads together: the logistics of the network - 114[-]8. An analysis of the development of VOC shipping in Asia until 1660 - 126[-]9. Fleets per region - 146[-]10. Conclusions - 164[-]Notes - 174[-]References - 180[-]List of vessels in service during the period 1596-1660 - 190[-]Index - 212show more