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 Nederlandsch-Indisch Plakaatboek
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Compendium of decrees by the Government of the Dutch East Indies

Nederlandsch-Indisch Plakaatboek

Date: 17th/18th century

Original Language: Dutch


After exploratory trips to Asia between 1595 and 1600, traders in the young Dutch Republic established the VOC (Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie; Dutch East India Company). The VOC built, or captured from the Portuguese, fortifications along the route, or in key locations, for the spice trade from Arabia an…

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Steenbrink, Karel, “ Nederlandsch-Indisch Plakaatboek”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 05 March 2021 <>

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