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Jan Compagnie in the Straits of Malacca, 1641-1795

Jan Compagnie in the Straits of Malacca, 1641-1795( )
Author: Lewis, Dianne
Series title:Ohio RIS Southeast Asia Ser.
ISBN:978-0-89680-187-5
Publication Date:Jun 1995
Publisher:Ohio University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.95
Book Description:

In 1500 Malay Malacca was the queen city of the Malay Archipelago, one of the great trade centers of the world. Its rulers, said to be descendents of the ancient line of Srivijaya, dominated the lands east and west of the straits. The Portuguese, unable to compete in the marketplace, captured the town. They were followed a hundred years later by the Dutch who, lured in their turn by Malacca as symbol of the wealth and luxury of the east, were to rule this port city for more than a...
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Book Details
Pages:175
Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / Southeast Asia
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.46 x 8.47 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.55 Pounds



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