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

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

Paperback Amsterdam Studies in the Dutch Golden Age

By (author) Robert Parthesius

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  • Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 220 pages
  • Dimensions: 208mm x 292mm x 14mm | 640g
  • Publication date: 15 July 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Amsterdam
  • ISBN 10: 9053565175
  • ISBN 13: 9789053565179
  • Sales rank: 318,262

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

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

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 - 212