Tales of Old Batavia : Treasures from the Big Durian
The city of Jakarta, today the capital of Indonesia, has had other incarnations and other names, most notably as the regional headquarters of the Dutch East Indies when it was known around the world as Batavia. As the capital of the Netherlands highly unlikely empire in the far east of Asia, Batavia was for 200 years the lynchpin for the international spice trade. This book features highlights from the fascinating history of one of the most great cities of Asia."
- Paperback | 130 pages
- 145 x 208 x 10mm | 181g
- 01 Jan 2016
- Earnshaw Books
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About Kami Ehrich
The editor of "Tales of Old Batavia," Kami Ehrich, was born and raised in a small town in Minnesota in the United States. She is a graduate from Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota and indulges her love of travel whenever she can.