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Dutch ships in tropical waters [electronic resource] : the development of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) shipping network in Asia 1595-1660 / Robert Parthesius.

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: [Amsterdam] : Amsterdam University Press, c2010.Description: 1 online resource (217 p.) : ill. (some col.), mapsISBN:
  • 9789048501236 (e-isbn)
  • 9048501237 (e-isbn)
  • 1282633791
  • 9781282633797
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dutch ships in tropical waters.DDC classification:
  • 387.50959809/032 22
LOC classification:
  • HF483.E6 P37 2010eb
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Contents:
Table of contents; Foreword; 1. Introduction; 2. The database and methodology; 3. The Dutch expansion in Asia up to 1660; 4. Connecting the Asian regions: The trading and shipping network in operation after 1620; 5. The development of the VOC fleet; 6. The shipping and logistics in operation; 7. Knitting all the threads together: the logistics of the network; 8. An analysis of the development of VOC shipping in Asia until 1660; 9. Fleets per region; 10. Conclusions; Notes; References; List of vessels in service during the period 1596-1660; Index.
Summary: An engaging and definitive study of the secrets of the vast commercial success of the Dutch East India Company.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-188) and index.

Table of contents; Foreword; 1. Introduction; 2. The database and methodology; 3. The Dutch expansion in Asia up to 1660; 4. Connecting the Asian regions: The trading and shipping network in operation after 1620; 5. The development of the VOC fleet; 6. The shipping and logistics in operation; 7. Knitting all the threads together: the logistics of the network; 8. An analysis of the development of VOC shipping in Asia until 1660; 9. Fleets per region; 10. Conclusions; Notes; References; List of vessels in service during the period 1596-1660; Index.

An engaging and definitive study of the secrets of the vast commercial success of the Dutch East India Company.

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