Dutch ships in tropical waters [electronic resource] : the development of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) shipping network in Asia 1595-1660 / Robert Parthesius.Material type: TextPublication details: [Amsterdam] : Amsterdam University Press, c2010Description: 1 online resource (217 p.) : ill. (some col.), mapsISBN: 9789048501236 (e-isbn); 9048501237 (e-isbn); 1282633791; 9781282633797Subject(s): Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie -- History -- 17th century | Merchant ships -- Netherlands -- History -- 17th century | Shipping -- Netherlands -- History -- 17th century | Netherlands -- Commerce -- Asia -- History -- 17th century | Asia -- Commerce -- Netherlands -- History -- 17th century | 17th century | Asia | Commerce | History | Merchant ships | Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie | Netherlands | Shipping | Geography | Business | TRANSPORTATION -- Ships & Shipbuilding -- PictorialGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dutch ships in tropical waters.DDC classification: 387.50959809/032 LOC classification: HF483.E6 | P37 2010ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
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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