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The power of cloth : the textile trade of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) 1600-1780

Ruurdje, Laarhoven


This study is concerned with the trade in textiles from India to Indonesia by the VOC (Dutch East India Company) from 1600 to 1780. A major objective was to establish the boundaries and dynamics of this trade and the impact it had on Indonesian textile production. I used the richness of the quantitative data in the account books of the Company to analyse trends, variations, and changing frequencies of more than two hundred types and varieties of textiles. In order to analyze the long term...[Show more]

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Date published: 1994
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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