The Dutch East India Company Book

Title – The Dutch East India Company

Author- Bauke Van Der Pol

Publishers- Parragon Books Ltd, UK

Year- 2014

The ‘book explains that VOC or known as the Dutch East India Company is often associated with Indonesia, China, and Japan. In India, the company covered an area larger than all its other domains of activity in Asia combined. The period lasted from 1604 to 1795, therefore the Dutch heritage can be found all along the coast, from Surat to Kolkata.

The Dutch acronym VOC stands for Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie. Its English translations reads- United East India Company, more commonly known as Dutch East India Company. The book also points out that one can find remains of the Dutch period along the entire coastline from Surat to Kolkata and from Visakhapatnam to Kochi and Pulicat. Click on the photo for better view.

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