East Indies

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The 200 Year Struggle Between Portugal, the Dutch East India Co & the English East India Co for Supremacy in the Eastern Seas

 

by Ian Burnet

Categories: , SKU: 2617

Description

This book follows the trade winds, the trade routes and the port cities across the East Indies and the Orient. Beginning in Malacca which was one of the world’s largest trading ports in the 16th century, it describes the founding of Batavia (Jakarta) in the 17th century and concludes with the founding of Singapore and Hong Kong which became some of the world’s largest trading ports in the 19th century.

PB 224 pages