Subject: Social and economic history

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Colonial Sources of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

Database

This digital collection consists of 2863 publications related to the colonial enterprise in the Dutch East and West Indies. The publications are mainly in Dutch and cover the period of the last quarter of the eighteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century. They include titles on the cultivation of tropical products such as […]

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Trade and Society in the Straits of Melaka: Dutch Melaka and English Penang, 1780-1830

E-book

Nordin Hussin 2006 This pioneering work from a member of Malaysia’s new generation of historians is a tale of two very different cities, the one with a trading heritage dating back centuries, the other a new creation spawned by the declining fortunes of the once mighty Dutch East India Company. Melaka was an important commercial […]

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