Commanders of Dutch East India Ships

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During the 18th century, the Dutch East India Company was better established than its British counterpart; it ruled large parts of what is now Indonesia and controlled the highly lucrative trade, including monopolies in pepper and spices, from the Dutch East Indies to Europe. This study of that maritime world explores the careers of the highly important and influential commanders of the Dutch East Indiamen, and covers topics such as training, life at sea and the opportunities for private trade.

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Commanders of Dutch East India Ships

Commanders of Dutch East India Ships

in the Eighteenth Century

Hardback348pp Illustrated

9781843836223     Product Code: 221216

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During the 18th century, the Dutch East India Company was better established than its British counterpart; it ruled large parts of what is now Indonesia and controlled the highly lucrative trade, including monopolies in pepper and spices, from the Dutch East Indies to Europe. This study of that maritime world explores the careers of the highly important and influential commanders of the Dutch East Indiamen, and covers topics such as training, life at sea and the opportunities for private trade.

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