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Europe and the Indies

John Harrison

Europe and the Indies

the era of the companies, 1600-1824

by John Harrison

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Published by British Broadcasting Corporation .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by]J. Harrison[et al].
ContributionsBritish Broadcasting Corporation.
The Physical Object
Pagination38p.
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13658948M

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‘Meticulously researched and sumptuously illustrated with old maps and paintings, Ian Burnet’s second book, East Indies, tells the fascinating story of the rise of the trading empires of the Portuguese, Dutch and English which led to the colonisation of much of the Asia by European the early 16th Century traders, adventurers, priests and pirates were lured by the promise of the.

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