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‘Birds of a Feather Flock Together’: Prostitutes, Clients, and Seafaring

Lotte van de Pol

in The Burgher and the Whore: Prostitution in Early Modern Amsterdam

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199211401
eISBN:
9780191725142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211401.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sketches a profile of the Amsterdam prostitutes, and of their main clients, the sailors. Statistics and data from the judicial records enable to construct a collective biography of the ... More


The Economic Relationship between the Ottoman Empire and Southeast Asia in the Seventeenth Century

A. C. S. Peacock

in From Anatolia to Aceh: Ottomans, Turks, and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265819
eISBN:
9780191771972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265819.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Southeast Asia was linked to the Ottoman Empire by economic ties, in particular the spice trade, but the nature of this relationship is poorly understood, especially for the seventeenth century. Its ... 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


The Dutch East India Company

Ron Harris

in Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691150772
eISBN:
9780691185804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150772.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter provides the microstudy for the Dutch East India Company (VOC). VOC constituted an incomplete transition from ruler-owned enterprise to business corporation. Its closer connection with ... More


Truths and Untruths from the Indies

Harold J. Cook

in Matters of Exchange: Commerce, Medicine, and Science in the Dutch Golden Age

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117967
eISBN:
9780300134926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117967.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the collection and transportation of the natural wealth of the Indies, which came at a terrible cost in human life and suffering. About 60 percent of the people aboard VOC ... More


The Cape

I.S. Glass

in Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, Astronomer and Geodesist: South African Astronomical Observatory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199668403
eISBN:
9780191749315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668403.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

La Caille's voyaged to the Cape via Rio de Janeiro with the hydrogapher D'Après de Mannevillette. On arrival he met Governor Tulbagh who befriended him. He lodged with Jan Lourens Bestbier, a German ... More


Utopian Dreamers and Colonial Disasters

Kevin P. McDonald

in Pirates, Merchants, Settlers, and Slaves: Colonial America and the Indo-Atlantic World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520282902
eISBN:
9780520958784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282902.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter 4 traces the early European attempts to colonize Madagascar and the promotional materials that accompanied these efforts, including pamphlets, poetry, and paintings. These schemes explicitly ... More


From Java to Jaffna: Exile and Return in Dutch Asia in the Eighteenth Century

Ronit Ricci

in Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853747
eISBN:
9780824868697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853747.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

The topic of political exile from and within the Indonesian archipelago under the Dutch East India Company (VOC) remains understudied. Although Dutch archives in the Netherlands, Indonesia, Sri Lanka ... More


Setting the Stage: The Dutch in the East Indies from 1595 to 1942

Fred L. Borch

in Military Trials of War Criminals in the Netherlands East Indies 1946-1949

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198777168
eISBN:
9780191822964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777168.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Explores the role of the Dutch in the Indies from 1595, when sailors from Amsterdam first arrived in the islands, to 1942, when the Japanese invaded the colony and inflicted a devastating defeat upon ... More


Dirk Hartog’s Sea Chest: An Affective Archaeology of VOC Objects in Australia

Susan Broomhall

in Feeling Things: Objects and Emotions through History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198802648
eISBN:
9780191840944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802648.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, European Medieval History

This chapter charts the affective power and significance that Dutch East India Company (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie or VOC) objects have held from the seventeenth century to the present, ... More


The Influence of Oxygenates on the Atmospheric Chemistry of Urban, Rural, and Global Environments

Jack Calvert, Abdelwahid Mellouki, John Orlando, Michael Pilling, and Timothy Wallington

in Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Oxygenates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199767076
eISBN:
9780197563120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199767076.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

One cannot overestimate the importance of oxygenated organic compounds in atmospheric chemistry. As discussed in the previous chapters of this book and elsewhere (e.g., Wayne, 1991; Seinfeld and ... 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


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


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


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


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