Author Results for Leo M. Akveld

Book Review – ‘Journal, Memorials and Letters of Cornelis Matelieff de Jonge: Security, diplomacy and commerce in 17th-century Southeast Asia’ by Leo M. Akveld

By Leo M. Akveld

The countries of Southeast Asia which surround the historically important sea route of the Strait of Malacca – like Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore – can learn little about the history of their country until they have a thorough command of the languages of their former overseas rulers. Today’s inhabitants have to master Portuguese, Spanish or […] Read More

Filed under: Dutch Wars | Indian Ocean | East India Company
Subjects include: Strategy & Diplomacy