European Rivalry in the Indian Seas 1600-1700

By C.R. Boxer, published February 1928


The author reflects on the writings of Admiral Ballard, published in the 1925-6 Mariner’s Mirror. C.R. Boxer provides counter evidence to the previous articles, such as 1590-1600 was a time of high trade for Portuguese and Dutch merchants, whose trade also included Malacca, Macac and Japan and the other conflicts between the Portuguese, Dutch and England during this period.

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Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Indian Ocean
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Navies

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