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How the Old World Ended: The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800

Jonathan Scott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243598
eISBN:
9780300249361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243598.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Between 1500 and 1800, the North Sea region overtook the Mediterranean as the most dynamic part of the world. At its core the Anglo-Dutch relationship intertwined close alliance and fierce antagonism ... More


The Reckoning

Alison Games

in Inventing the English Massacre: Amboyna in History and Memory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197507735
eISBN:
9780197507766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507735.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, World Early Modern History

The English government struggled for thirty years to receive restitution for the incident they had come to know as the Amboyna Massacre. This chapter traces the repercussions in the Indian Ocean and ... More


“Why should you be so furious?”: Global Fantasies of Violence

Kristina Bross

in Future History: Global Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190665135
eISBN:
9780190665166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665135.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Historiography

Chapter 4 focuses on the representation of Anglo-Dutch relations from Asia to America in the seventeenth century. The chapter analyzes the representation of an incident in 1623 on the spice island ... More


Inventing the Amboyna Massacre

Alison Games

in Inventing the English Massacre: Amboyna in History and Memory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197507735
eISBN:
9780197507766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507735.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, World Early Modern History

The English East India Company turned the Amboyna conspiracy into the Amboyna massacre in 1624. Massacre was a relatively new word in the English language. This chapter analyzes how the company drew ... More


1685 and the Battle for Dutch Public Opinion: Succession Literature from a Transnational Perspective

Helmer Helmers

in Stuart Succession Literature: Moments and Transformations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198778172
eISBN:
9780191823626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778172.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

Focusing on the contested succession of James II in 1685, this chapter argues that succession literature shaped, and was being shaped by, international relations. It shows that James’s succession led ... More


Inventing the English Massacre: Amboyna in History and Memory

Alison Games

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197507735
eISBN:
9780197507766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507735.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, World Early Modern History

This book explains how a conspiracy trial featuring English, Japanese, and Indo-Portuguese co-conspirators who allegedly plotted against the Dutch East India Company in the Indian Ocean in 1623 ... More


From Competition to Conspiracy

Alison Games

in Inventing the English Massacre: Amboyna in History and Memory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197507735
eISBN:
9780197507766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507735.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, World Early Modern History

For twenty years, the Dutch and English East India Companies cooperated and competed throughout the Indian Ocean in search of dominance in the spice trade. Conflicts over nutmeg and cloves in Banda ... More


Introduction

Alison Games

in Inventing the English Massacre: Amboyna in History and Memory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197507735
eISBN:
9780197507766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507735.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, World Early Modern History

A conspiracy trial featuring English, Japanese, and Indo-Portuguese co-conspirators in the Indian Ocean in 1623 caused a diplomatic crisis in Europe and became known in English culture for four ... More


The Amboyna Business

Alison Games

in Inventing the English Massacre: Amboyna in History and Memory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197507735
eISBN:
9780197507766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507735.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, World Early Modern History

This chapter reconstructs the conspiracy trial on Ambon in 1623 by drawing on over fifty depositions and other sources, almost all created after the trial. It analyzes why a Japanese soldier’s ... More


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